The population of California is approximately 38 million. If you were in charge of making license plates for California, describe the method you would use to ensure you would have enough license plates. Assume that you may use letters and numbers to create license plates.

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1. I would count the number of registered vehicles. The population figures are meaningless for your purpose. Then find the rate of annual increase or decrease in the number of vehicles and figure that into your final numbers. You need a few more license plates than vehicles.

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posted by Ms. Sue
2. is there a formula to this out
ms Sue, oh thanks you're always awesome

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