# SOLUTION: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 375 deer, tags them and lety them loose. Later, 732 deer are caught; 183 of them are tsgged. How many

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 Question 617275: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 375 deer, tags them and lety them loose. Later, 732 deer are caught; 183 of them are tsgged. How many deer are in the preserve? How many deer are in the preserve? ____deer Answer by stanbon(57967)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 375 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 732 deer are caught; 183 of them are tsgged. How many deer are in the preserve? How many deer are in the preserve? ____deer ----------------------------------------------------- pop/tagged = captured/tagged when captured --- x/375 = 732/183 x = 375(732/183) = 1500 (population estimate) ---- Cheers, Stan H.