# An energy department has estimated that solar power planets covering 3013 square miles, or 47% of a certain?

An energy department has estimated that solar power planets covering 3013 square miles, or 47% of a certain western state, could generate enough electricity to meet the needs of the entire country. Find the area of the state.

The area is approximately ____ square miles.

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- 8 years agoFavorite Answer
Just solve the proportion

3013 : 47 = x : 100

x = 3013 * 100 : 47 = 6411 square miles

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