# If 8 Individuals in a Population of 80 Butterflies Die in a Week, Calculate the Death Rate of Population of Butterflies During that Period. - Biology

If 8 individuals in a population of 80 butterflies die in a week, calculate the death rate of the population of butterflies during that period.

#### Solution

Death rate = "Total number of death"/"Total population" xx 1000

Thus, the death rate is equal to 100 deaths per 1000 individuals per week.

It can be also calculated directly like

It can be also calculated directly like.

8/80=0.1 deaths /week

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