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The population of Florida in 2010 was 18,801,310 and the land area was 53,625 square miles. The population increased 5.8% by 2014. To the nearest whole number what is the population density in people per square mile for Florida in 2014? To the nearest whole number how much did the population density in people per square mile increase from 2010 to 2014?

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yaya2u

5.8/100 = x/18,801,310 ==================================> x = 1,090,475.98 =================================> 18,801,310 + 1,090,475.98 = 19,891,785.98 population at 2014 =============================> 19,891,785.98/53,625 = about 371 people per square mile in 2014 =================================> 18,801,310/53,625 = about 351 people per square mile in 2010 =================================> 371 - 351 = 20 people per square mile increase from 2010 to 2014

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