. 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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# 1 Answer

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.