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a farmer examines 25 cartons of eggs 3 contain cracked eggs whats the best prediction that in the number of cracked eggs in the delivery of 500

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1. I assume there's only one cracked egg in each of the three cartons.

I also assume that's 500 cartons of eggs.

3/25 = x/500

Cross multiply and solve for x.

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