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

3. 

What is the ratio of the number of females in T.N. to the number of females in Delhi?

[A]. 7 : 5
[B]. 9 : 7
[C]. 13 : 11
[D]. 15 : 14

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Required ratio
=
4 of (9% of 3276000)
7
3 of (8% of 3276000)
5
=
( 4 x 9 )
7
( 3 x 8 )
5
= ( 4 x 9 x 5 x 1 )
7 3 8
= 15 .
14


Shishir said: (Jun 3, 2016)  
It should be option B because in Delhi it is 3/8.

Gayathrigayu said: (Nov 11, 2016)  
Can anyone explain this problem for me?

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