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# The United States has 435 members of the House of Representatives in Congress. If there are 325.7 million people in the country, what the ratio of members to the people? (Write your answer in scientific notation with 2 digits after the decimal.) рrt sex V8

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Answer:[tex]1.36\times 10^{-6}:1[/tex]Step-by-step explanation:We have been given that the United States has 435 members of the House of Representatives in Congress. There are 325.7 million people in the country.To find the ratio of members to the people, we will find compare both numbers.1 million equals 1,000,000.[tex]\text{325.7 million}=325.7\times 1,000,000[/tex][tex]\text{325.7 million}=3257,000,000[/tex]Ratio of members to the people:435: 3257,000,000[tex]0.0000013355848941:1[/tex][tex]1.3355848941\times 10^{-6}:1[/tex][tex]1.36\times 10^{-6}:1[/tex]Therefore, our required ratio would be [tex]1.36\times 10^{-6}[/tex] members per person.