Posted by **renee** on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 4:46pm.

A farmer planted a field of Bt 123 corn and wants to estimate the yield in terms of bushels per acre. He counts 22 ears in 1/1000 of an acre. He determines that each ear has about 700 kernels on average. He also knows that a bushel contains about 90 000 kernels on average. What is the farmer's estimate of yield in bushels/acre?

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**drwls**, Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 5:02pm
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**mike**, Friday, October 22, 2010 at 12:55am
A farmer planted a field of BT 123 corn and wants to estimate the yield in terms of bushels per acre. He counts 35 ears in 1/1000 of an acre. He determines that each ear has about 500 kernels on average. He also knows that a bushel contains about 97,000 kernels on average. What is the farmer’s estimate of yield in bushels/acre?

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**crystal**, Friday, October 22, 2010 at 5:17pm
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