Cassidy B.

asked • 01/25/21

Delta Grow soybeans should have a 95% germination rate, and 130,000 plants are recommended per acre. There are 2296 soybean seeds per pound of seed, and the seed is sold in 50 pound bag

Farmers plant crops based on populations per acre or the number of plants per acre.


a. Delta Grow soybeans should have a 95% germination rate, and 130,000 plants are recommended per acre. There are 2296 soybean seeds per pound of seed, and the seed is sold in 50 pound bags. How many bags of seed are needed to plant 50 acres?


b. Given 50-lb bag of seeds cost $80, what will the farmer's seed bill be for his 50-acre field?

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Mark M. answered • 01/25/21

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Cassidy B.

Thank you very much! I realize that I did not take into account the 95%, so that's why I could not get the correct answer. Thanks again!
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