Data Interpretation - Pie Charts - Discussion

Study the following graph and the table and answer the questions given below.

Data of different states regarding population of states in the year 1998

Total population of the given States = 3276000.

States Sex and Literacy wise Population Ratio
Sex Literacy
M F Literate Illiterate
A.P 5 3 2 7
M.P 3 1 1 4
Delhi 2 3 2 1
Goa 3 5 3 2
Bihar 3 4 4 1
U.P. 3 2 7 2
T.N. 3 4 9 4

4. 

What was the number of males in U.P. in the year 1998?

[A]. 254650
[B]. 294840
[C]. 321470
[D]. 341200

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Number of males in U.P.
= [   3 of (15% of 3276000) ]
5
= 3 x 15 x 3726000
5 100
= 294840.


Bill said: (Mar 29, 2017)  
It's 327 not 372 in the second step of the explanation.

Vijaya said: (Aug 31, 2018)  
Why it is 3726000 instead of 3276000?

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