# SOLUTION: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 892 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 312 deer are caught; 156 of them are tagged. How many

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 205170: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 892 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 312 deer are caught; 156 of them are tagged. How many deer are in the preserve?Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!We have a proportion. Let x=the number of deer in the preserve. x/312=892/156 x=1784 . Ed