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A team of biologists captured and tagged approximately 2100 northern squawfish at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Later, 189 squawfish were recaptured and 9 of them had tags. How many squawfish would you estimate are in the area?

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A team of biologists captured and tagged approximately 2100 northern squawfish at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Later, 189 squawfish were recaptured and 9 of them had tags. How many squawfish would you estimate are in the area?

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189 recaptured fish 9 tagged fish =21

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