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QLast fall, a gardener planted 74 tulip bulbs

Last fall, a gardener planted 74 tulip bulbs. She found that only 62 of the bulbs bloomed in the spring.


a) Find the empirical probability that a tulip bulb of this type will bloom

b) How many of the bulbs should she plant next fall if she would like at least 95 to bloom?

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#1ManniAnswered at 2013-03-04 12:34:50
Last fall, a gardener planted 74 tulip bulbs. She found that only 62 of the bulbs bloomed in the spring. a) Find the empirical probability that a tulip bulb of this type will bloom Ans: 62/74= 0.837838... ==================================== b) How many of the bulbs should she plant next fall if she would like at least 95 to bloom? --- Use a proportion: x/95 = 74/62 x = (74/62)*95 x = 113.387097 Rounding up she should plant 114 plants ================================================ Cheers, Stan H.
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