2020 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 3
Problem 3
Carrie has a rectangular garden that measures feet by feet. She plants the entire garden with strawberry plants. Carrie is able to plant strawberry plants per square foot, and she harvests an average of strawberries per plant. How many strawberries can she expect to harvest?
Solution
The answer is the product of the area of the field, the amount of strawberries per plant, and the amount of plants in one square feet. The answer is or .
Solution 2
The area of the garden is ft ft square feet. Since Carrie plants strawberry plants per square foot, it follows that she plants a total of strawberry plants. Since each strawberry plant produces on average 10 strawberries, it follows that she can expect to harvest strawberries .
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Solution 3
Note that , so Carrie has strawberry plants. Each plant produces strawberries, so the final answer is .
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See also
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