Mathematics

A farmer planted 5000 grains of maize and harvested 5000 cobs, each bearing 500 grains….

A farmer planted 5000 grains of maize and harvested 5000 cobs, each bearing 500 grains. What is the ratio of the number of grains sowed to the number harvested?
  • A.
    1 : 250 000
  • B.
    1 : 25 000
  • C.
    1 : 500
  • D.
    1 : 5 000
Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation

5000 : 5000 * 500
5000 : 2500000
5 : 2500
1 : 500