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A fish and game worker catches, tags, and releases 120 trout in a lake. Later, she catches 84 trout and finds tags on 30 of them. Estimate the number of trout in the lake.

A.43
B.234
C.336
D.3600
Is it C?

  • Math -

    30/84 = 35.7%
    so, 120 is 35.7% of the population.
    It is indeed 336.

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