SAT Question of the Week #1 – Math

Winston Mills-Compton teaches a class in mathematics at the Mfantsipim Boys School in Cape Coast, Ghana.

A field full of flowers measures 100 feet by 100 feet. Ten students each mark off a randomly selected region of the field. Each region is square and has side lengths of 1 foot. No two regions overlap. The students each count the number of flowers in their selected region. The results are shown in the table below.

Which of the following is a reasonable estimate for the number of flowers in the entire field?

(A) 25

(B) 2,500

(C) 25,000

(D) 250,000

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