Rising car thefts hits battlers



  1. How is the claim of "about 350 cars stolen a day" achieved from data in the rest of the article?
  2. How many times more cars were stolen in 1995-96 compared to 1975-76?
  3. What was the percentage increase in cars stolen over the 20 year period?
  4. Assuming that the Tasmanian population is 500,000 work out the number of car thefts for 100,000 people in 1995-96.
  5. Construct three other questions based on the information in this article to give to your classmates [work out the answers too!].


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