Posted by **confused** on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 12:09pm.

A sample survey of 50 people in Harrisburg, PA indicates that 10 of them know the mayors name in the neighboring city. Out of 5,500 Harrisburg residents, how many would you predict know the name of the mayor of the neighboring city?

I thought 1100.

I did 10/50=x/5500, is this correct?

Thanks for your help

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**cristian**, Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 2:19pm
y-2= -1/2 (x-4)

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 2:42pm
the answer of 1100 is correct

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**george**, Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 4:45pm
yes, excellent, that is correct, as well as the answer

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