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The population of a city that is 200 square miles is 2.5 million. What is the population density per square mile of the city?

F. 80 people 
 
G. 500 people
 
H. 1,250 people
 
J. 12,500 people 
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To find population density per square mile, just divide the number of people by the area in square miles.
 
That would be 2,500,000 รท 200 = 12,500.  So the answer is J.
 
2,500,000 / 200 = 12500 people per square mile