# SOLUTION: Last fall, a gardener planted 74 tulip bulbs. She found that only 62 of the bulbs bloomed in the spring. a) Find the empirical probability that a tulip bulb of this type will b

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 204039: Last fall, a gardener planted 74 tulip bulbs. She found that only 62 of the bulbs bloomed in the spring. a) Find the empirical probability that a tulip bulb of this type will bloom b) How many of the bulbs should she plant next fall if she would like at least 95 to bloom? Answer by stanbon(57226)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Last fall, a gardener planted 74 tulip bulbs. She found that only 62 of the bulbs bloomed in the spring. a) Find the empirical probability that a tulip bulb of this type will bloom Ans: 62/74= 0.837838... ==================================== b) How many of the bulbs should she plant next fall if she would like at least 95 to bloom? --- Use a proportion: x/95 = 74/62 x = (74/62)*95 x = 113.387097 Rounding up she should plant 114 plants ================================================ Cheers, Stan H.