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Forty percent of the seeds in a packet produce white flowers. The rest produce pink flowers.

Simulate randomly planting 25 seeds using these randomly generated numbers. Let the digits 1, 2, 3 and 4 represent planting a seed for a white flower.

19862    28864    96403    88695    87816

How many seeds for white flowers are planted?

7

9

10

12

Would there be 7?

Apr 6, 2019

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2+2+2+0+1 = 7

well done

Apr 6, 2019
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May I ask why you only took the values of the first numbers?

jjennylove  Apr 6, 2019
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the numbers I lised are the number of white flower seeds in each group

Rom  Apr 6, 2019
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19862    28864    96403    88695    87816

Note in the first group.....the digits 1 and 2  must be the   white flowers planted in this group  = 2

In the second group.....the digits  2 and 4  must be the  white flowers planted in this group = 2

In the next group....the digits 3 and 4  must be the  white flowers planted = 2

In the 4th group....none were planted since the digits 1,2,3,4 don't appear

In the last group....the digit 1 appears...so....1 white flower was planted in  this group

So

2 + 2 + 2 + 0 + 1  =  7

Apr 6, 2019
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Thank you for your explanation Cphill you always explain everything so well! To where I can understand it .Thank you for your help! Is this usually how you would always solve problems like this?

jjennylove  Apr 6, 2019
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I've actually never seen a problem like this !!!

I just  used some reasoning   (and hope that we're correct).....LOL!!!!

CPhill  Apr 6, 2019
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However, it was indeed correct! Thank you for your help

jjennylove  Apr 6, 2019
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What a super weird question!

Apr 6, 2019
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LOL!!!....yep, Melody....weird!!!!

CPhill  Apr 7, 2019