1.01 Assignment Analyzing Decimals, Fractions, and Percents - 1 The 2010 census reported about 308.7 million people in the United States The 2000

1.01 Assignment Analyzing Decimals, Fractions, and Percents

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1. The 2010 census reported about 308.7 million people in the United States. The 2000 censusreported a population of about 281.4 million. By about what percent did the population change?Did the population grow or shrink? Hint: To find the answer, find the difference of the populations 2. The population in the South in 2000 was 100,236,820. In 2010, the population in the South had increased by 14.3% from 2000. About many people lived in the South in 2010? 3. The population in the Northeast was 53,594,378 people in 2000 and 55,317,240 people in2010. By about what percent did the population change? Did the population grow or shrink? 100= 3.2%the answer is 3.2% so the population grew by 3.2%
4. The most common Native American language used in 2010 is Navajo, with about 169,000people speaking the language nationally. If there are about 308.7 million people in the UnitedStates, what fraction of people speak Navajo? Write the ratio of these two population numbers asa decimal and percent. So the fraction would be 169,000 over 308.7million the decimal was 0.0547. And the percent was 5.47% 169,000 ÷ 308.7million= 0.0547 100= 5.47% 5. In 2000 Michigan had a population of 9,938,444. The number of people living in Michigandecreased by 0.6% in 2010. What was Michigan’s approximate population in 2010?5. In 2000 Michigan had a population of 9,938,444. The number of people living in Michigan decreased by 0.6% in 2010. What was Michigan’s approximate population in 2010? 9,938,444 - (0.006 x 9,938,444) = 9,878,813. 6. The population in Rochester, New York, was 219,773 people in 2000 and 210,565 people in2010. By about what percent did the population change? Did the population grow or shrink? Writethe percent as a decimal. So I divide 219,773 by the year 2000 and 2010 which is 9,208 = 23.86762

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