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Bobcat 6-8th Grade Math

Read about the bobcat at

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

 

Year  1970  1980  2000
Cats Trapped 10,000 90,000 40,000

 

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

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