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Read about the bobcat at

http://bigcatrescue.org/bobcat-facts/ or print out PDF

 

Year 1970 1980 2000
Cats Trapped10,00090,00040,000

 

Following the pattern in this chart, project how many cats will be trapped in 2020? Explain how you reached this conclusion.

1. 20,000
2. 80,000
3. 60,000
4. 30,000

Male bobcats have a territory of 25-30 square miles. Females have a territory of 5 square miles. If a region has 5 pairs of bobcats, how many square miles are needed to support all 5 pairs? Which formula represents this?

1. (5 x 2) x 30
2. (25-30) x 5
3. (30 + 5) x 5
4. (30 x 5) + 5