# SOLUTION: 3. A team of biologists captured and tagged 85 deer in a forest. Two weeks later, the biologists captured a sample of 36 deer from the same forest and found that 4 of them were tag

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 61619This question is from textbook : 3. A team of biologists captured and tagged 85 deer in a forest. Two weeks later, the biologists captured a sample of 36 deer from the same forest and found that 4 of them were tagged. Use this information to estimate the number of deer in the forest. This question is from textbook Answer by josmiceli(9668)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x = number of deer in forest If the 36 deer that they captured was agood random sample of the whole forest, then deer in the forest