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