Seed germination

Seed germination is 80%. 8% of the germinated plants subsequently die. How many seeds does a gardener have to sow in order to grow 2,000 plants?

Correct answer:

n =  2718

Step-by-step explanation:

q=80%=80100=0.8 r=8%=18100=0.92    q x r=2000 0.8 x 0.92=2000  0.736x=2000  x=62500232717.391304  n=x=2717.3913=2718

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