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A town’s population increased by 1200 people, and then this new population decreased 11%. The town now had 32 less people than it did before the 1200

increase. Find the original population.


Let original population be x
when 1200 are increased :x+1200
 when decreased by 11 %
(x+1200) - (11%*(x+1200))
It becomes 32 less than the original one.
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