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The Math: Fourth of July Fireworks By the Numbers

The China Fireworks Syndrome

June 20, 2012 Published in the July 2012 issue of Seattle Met

250,000

Estimated number of live spectators at the Family 4th fireworks show on Lake Union

$150,000

Cost of fireworks set off during the show in the past

21

Minutes the fireworks show lit the skies last year

5

Number of countries other than the U.S. from which Family 4th sources fireworks

$191 million

Cost of all fireworks imported to the U.S. from China in 2010

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