Posted by Ruth on .
The number of state and federal inmates in millions during year x was x=2002 X CAN BE APPROXIMATED BY THE FOLLOWING
n=0.03X59.02
dETERMINE THE YEAR THERE WERE 101 MILLION INMATES

Algebra 
bobpursley,
101=.03x59.02
160.02=.03 x
x=160/.03=5333
Something is wrong here. Did you copy it correctly? 
Algebra 
Ruth,
yES, IT SHOULD BE 1.1 MILLION INMATES