# math

posted by verkesia

the land area of a country is about 5.0million square miles, and the population is about 700 million people.what is the average population density? simplfy answer and round to one decimal place as needed

1. Steve

density = pop/area

700million people/5.0million mi^2
= 140 people/mi^2

2. Ms. Sue

700/5 = 140 people per square mile

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