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U.S population... solve?
the population of the united states in1999 was estimated to be 273.1 million people this was an increased of 34% from the population in 1969 what was the population of the united states in1969?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
population of us in 1999 = 273.1, which is 34% increase from 1969
Let X = population of us in 1969
the equation is:
X + .34 X = 273.1
1.34 X = 273.1
X = 273.1 / 1.34
X = 203.81
Population of the US in 1969 was 203.81 million.
- 1 decade ago
(Population 1969) x (1.34)=273.1 Million.
(Population 1969) = (273.1 Million) / 1.34
Population 1969 = 203.8 Million
(I rounded for you.)
203.8 Million x 1.34 = 273.092 = 273.1.
I used 1.34 as increasing by 34 percent is multiplying by 134 percent. That keeps the original value plus the 34 percent.
Hope I helped.