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To estimate the harbor seal population in Bristol Bay, scientists radio-tagged 33 seals. Several days later, they collected a sample of 40 seals, and 24 of them were tagged. Estimate the seal population of the bay.

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1 of 5For this problem, let us set $x=$ population of seals in Bristol Bay. We can use ratio and proportion to solve for $x$ using the given data.

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