Posted by Ruth on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:00pm.
the number of state and federal inmates in millions during year x were x more or less than 2002 can be approximated by the following. N=0.03x 59.02. Determine the year there were 1.1 million inmates.

Algebra  Henry, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 8:56pm
N = 0.03x  59.02 = 1.1 Million.
0.03x  59.02 = 1.1 .
0.03x = 1.1 + 59.02 = 60.12
X = 2004.