The following was copied from an AzCentral.com "Plugged In" blog. GDT has not confirmed the accuracy of the information.

```   "The cameras on Scottsdale's 6.5 miles of the 101 have so
far netted a profit of \$3.6 million over nine months. Of
that, Scottsdale cleared \$800,000, the courts got nearly
\$500,000 and the state saw a tidy \$2.3 million. And that's
with 17,000 of the 90,000 tickets still to be settled."
```

Arizona governor Janet Napolitano might be interested in using photo radar on all Valley of the Sun freeways.

##### Exercises
1. The Loop 101 photo radar in Scottsdale "netted a profit" of `\$_____________ per mile`.

2. No or Yes: The sum of `2.3 million` and `0.5 million` and `0.8 million` equals `3.6 million`.

3. No or Yes: `3.6 million` is a square number.

4. According to the blog posting, `______%` of the "`90,000 tickets`" must "still be settled."

5. Assuming an average of `30 days per month`, Loop 101 photo radar in Scottsdale generated approximately `__________ tickets per day`.

##### Update: 2007.01.31

Photo radar will be reactivated on Scottsdale's Loop 101 on 22 February 2007. The city is forecasting a ``` \$1.2 million``` profit by the end of June. 2005 census estimates peg Scottsdale's population at `226,013 people`; therefore, the city is forecasting photo radar generating approximately `\$5.31 per resident` by mid-year.

Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 24 January 2007