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## JSS2: BASIC SCIENCE - 1ST TERM

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# Population and Population Studies

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• Meaning of Population
• Factors Affecting Population

The total number of individuals of a given species in a given place is called a population or population size while the total area occupied by the population is called population area and the number of individuals per unit area is called population density.

Population density is calculated using the formula,

⇒ $$\scriptsize Population\: Density = \normalsize \frac{Population \: Size}{Population \: Density}$$

The unit of measurement is population size/unit area.

For example, if the population size of ants is 400 over an area of 200 cm2, the population density can be calculated thus;

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