According to the report “Population Distribution and Change: 2000 to 2010” from the U.S. Census...

amacorrit80

amacorrit80

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2022-07-25

According to the report “Population Distribution and Change: 2000 to 2010” from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. population increased by 27.3 million people from 2000 to 2010. This was a 9.7% increase. According to these figures, what was the U.S. population in the years 2000 and 2010?Round to the nearest million.
year 2000 ? million people
year 2010 ? million people

Answer & Explanation

Kitamiliseakekw

Kitamiliseakekw

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2022-07-26Added 23 answers

Step 1
Let x be the population in 2000 in millions from the given data, 9.7% of x = 27.3 million
9.7 100 × x = 27.3
x = 273 × 100 9.7
x = 281.4
Step 2
Population in 2000 = 281.4 million
population in 2010 = 281.4 + 27.3
= 308.7 million.

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