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<math> \textbf{(A)}\hspace{.05in}600\qquad\textbf{(B)}\hspace{.05in}700\qquad\textbf{(C)}\hspace{.05in}800\qquad\textbf{(D)}\hspace{.05in}900\qquad\textbf{(E)}\hspace{.05in}1000 </math> | <math> \textbf{(A)}\hspace{.05in}600\qquad\textbf{(B)}\hspace{.05in}700\qquad\textbf{(C)}\hspace{.05in}800\qquad\textbf{(D)}\hspace{.05in}900\qquad\textbf{(E)}\hspace{.05in}1000 </math> | ||
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+ | There are 3 births and one death everyday in East Westmore. Therefore, the population increases by 2 people everyday. Thus, there are 2 X 365 = 730 people added to the population every year. Rounding, we find the answer is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(B)}\ 9}</math>. | ||
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In the country of East Westmore, statisticians estimate there is a baby born every hours and a death every day. To the nearest hundred, how many people are added to the population of East Westmore each year?
Solution
There are 3 births and one death everyday in East Westmore. Therefore, the population increases by 2 people everyday. Thus, there are 2 X 365 = 730 people added to the population every year. Rounding, we find the answer is .
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