# SOLUTION: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 823 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 692 deer are caught; 173 of them are tagged. How many

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 621491: To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 823 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 692 deer are caught; 173 of them are tagged. How many deer are in the preserve?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!To determine the number of deer in a game preserve, a conservationist catches 823 deer, tags them and lets them loose. Later, 692 deer are caught; 173 of them are tagged. How many deer are in the preserve? : Let d = actual number of deer : Write ratio equation: = Cross multiply 173d = 823 * 692 173d = 569516 d = 569516/173 d = 3,292 deer