Fatal sheep disease
- From paragraph one, what is the average number of sheep destroyed
by each of the 24 farmers?
- From paragraphs two and three, what is the minimum number
of sheep which could be destroyed with the compensation money?
What assumptions have to be made?
- From the same information, what is the maximum number of
sheep which could be destroyed with the compensation money? Again
what assumptions are needed?
- Given the results of Questions 2 and 3 how likely is it that
the government has provided enough money to pay for all of the
effected sheep? Produce estimates to support your answer.
Where to next?
Index - Related
Index - Number
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