Math
posted by Angie on .
Water covers approximately 11,800 mi squared of Florida, which is about 18% of Florida's area. What is the total area of Florida to the nearest thousand square miles?

0.18x = 11,800
x = 11,800/0.18
x = 65,555.56 = 66,000 square miles 
66,000 square miles.

Water covers approximately 11,800 mi squared of Florida, which is about 18% of Florida's area. What is the total area of Florida to the nearest thousand square miles?