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A scientist studied the size of three beetle populations. The scientist counted the number of beetles in each population once, and then again 12 months later. The data is shown in the table below.
Beetle populationPopulation size (month 1)Population size (month 12)
125 beetles325 beetles
225 beetles285 beetles
325 beetles175 beetles
Which beetle population likely had the most resources during the 12 months between counts?
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