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Give Me Some Room!

The following chart lists the Top 10 cities based on their areas in square miles:

  1. Tokyo, Japan : 33,400,000 people
  2. Seoul, Korea : 23,100,000 people
  3. Mexico City, Mexico : 22,000,000 people
  4. New York, US : 21,800,000 people
  5. Mumbai (Bombay), India : 21,100,000 people
  6. Delhi, India : 20,800,000 people
  7. Sao Paulo, Brazil : 20,300,000 people
  8. Shanghai, China : 18,600,000 people
  9. Los Angeles, US : 17,900,000 people
  10. Jakarta, Infonesia : 16,900,000 people
Task: Search out the land areas of each of these cities, and convert these values into square feet. The, determine the amount of room or space for a person living in each of those cities.

Source: Adapted from R. Ash's Top 10 of Everything: 2008