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# In a certain country, a person is born every 3 seconds and a

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In a certain country, a person is born every 3 seconds and a [#permalink]  04 Sep 2019, 09:08
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In a certain country, a person is born every 3 seconds and a person dies every 10 seconds. Therefore, the birth and death rates account for a population growth rate of one person every

A. $$3 \frac{1}{3}$$ sec

B. $$4 \frac{2}{7}$$ sec

C. $$7$$ sec

D. $$11 \frac{2}{3}$$ sec

E. $$13$$ sec
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Re: In a certain country, a person is born every 3 seconds and a [#permalink]  06 Sep 2019, 02:02
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A person is born every 3 seconds
So for a seconds, 1/3
A person dies every 10 seconds
So for a seconds, 1/10
population growth rate is 1/3 - 1/7 = 7/30 per second

but what question ask for is per person so ans is 30/7
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