. A packet of carrot seeds has a germination rate of 80%. In other words, the probability of any seed sprouting is 0.8
. How many seedlings would you expect in a row of 50 seeds?
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Since the probability for each seed is 0.8, and there are 50 seeds, the expected value would be the individual event probability multiplied by the number of events.
(0.8)(50) = 40 expected seedlings.