# Data Interpretation - Bar Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Bar Charts - Bar Chart 2 (Q.No. 4)
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The bar graph given below shows the foreign exchange reserves of a country (in million US \$) from 1991 - 1992 to 1998 - 1999.

Foreign Exchange Reserves Of a Country. (in million US \$)

4.
The foreign exchange reserves in 1996-97 were approximately what percent of the average foreign exchange reserves over the period under review?
95%
110%
115%
125%
Explanation:

Average foreign exchange reserves over the given period

 = 1 x (2640 + 3720 + 2520 + 3360 + 3120 + 4320 + 5040 + 3120) million US \$ 8

= 3480 million US \$.

Foreign exchange reserves in 1996 - 1997 = 4320 million US \$.

 Required percentage = 4320 x 100 % = 124.14% 125%. 3480

Discussion:
3 comments Page 1 of 1.

Sudip said:   8 years ago
Is there any shortcut way to perform this type of calculation?
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Moin Abdullah said:   8 years ago
Is there any shortcut way to perform this type of calculation?
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Myna said:   7 years ago
Any shortcut method to solve this? Please give me.
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