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Posted by **C** on Friday, July 4, 2008 at 5:21am.

To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 391 deer, tags them and lets them lose. Later 534 deer are caught; 178 of them are tagged. How many total deer are in the preserve?

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**drwls**, Friday, July 4, 2008 at 6:19amThe 534 that were caught represent 178/391 of the total deer population. Therefore the total population is about

534*(391/178) = 1173

However there will be a statistical sampling error of about 5% in that number.

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