# The population of Greenville is approximately 75 times the population of Fairview. There are #2.50 times 10^4# people living in Greenville. Approximately how many people are living in Fairview?

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Nov 14, 2017

#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Let's call the population of Fairview:

And, let's call the population of Greenville:

Then we can write an equation:

Substituting

We can move the decimal point two places to the left and subtract from the exponent for the 10s term giving:

The population of Fairview is approximately