smallville is shaped like a rectangle 8 mi long and 5 mi wide. The town has a population of 72450. Find the population per square mile

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8 miles long and 5miles wide.

the area in square miles is 8 x 5 = 40 Square miles

Total population = 72450 ( The whole city)

Per square mile it is 72450/40

= 1811.25

Since there are no half people we round of to the nearest whole number

=1811

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