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6-28.

To count the number of endangered falcons in the local county, Fernando first tagged each of the $8$ falcons he saw one day. Then, days later, he counted $11$ falcons and noticed that only $3$ were tagged. What is a good estimate of how many falcons exist in his county? Show how you know.

Set up a proportion with the information given in the problem.

Solve for $x$.