The Difference Between Spatial Distribution & Density

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Population density is derived by _____.

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1. Why would a river be a limiting factor for a population?

2. If a population covers an area of 10 square miles, and there are 5000 individuals in the population, what is the population density?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, see how much you know about the differences between density and spatial distribution. Population density and truths about populations are topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help check your knowledge of:

  • Spatial distribution
  • Limiting factors of populations
  • Finding population density
  • How population density is derived

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding how to derive population density
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify characteristics of populations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what spatial distribution describes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge using the lesson, The Difference Between Spatial Distribution & Density. Thanks to this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Define density
  • Determine what limiting factors restrict
  • Differentiate density and spatial distribution
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