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For an agricultural experiment, 300 seeds were planted in one plot and 200 were planted in a second plot. If exactly 25 percent of the seeds in the first plot germinated and exactly 35 percent of the seeds in the second plot germinated, what percent of the total number of seeds germinated?

A) 12%
B) 26%
C) 29%
D) 30%
E) 60%
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07 Feb 2012, 04:33
fiendex wrote:
For an agricultural experiment, 300 seeds were planted in one plot and 200 were planted in a second plot. If exactly 25 percent of the seeds in the first plot germinated and exactly 35 percent of the seeds in the second plot germinated, what percent of the total number of seeds germinated?

A) 12%
B) 26%
C) 29%
D) 30%
E) 60%

From the first plot 0.25*300=75;
From the second plot 0.35*200=70;

Total percent = (75+70)/(300+200) = 0.29.

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