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Discussion Forum : Bar Charts - Bar Chart 5 (Q.No. 4)
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Study the bar chart and answer the question based on it.

Production of Fertilizers by a Company (in 1000 tonnes) Over the Years


4.
In which year was the percentage increase in production as compared to the previous year the maximum?
2002
2001
1997
1996
Answer: Option
Explanation:

The percentage increase in production compared to previous year for different years are:

In 1996 = [ (40 - 25) x 100 ] % = 60%.
25

In 1997 = [ (60 - 40) x 100 ] % = 50%.
40

In 1998 there is a decrease in production.

In 1999 = [ (65 - 45) x 100 ] % = 44.44%.
45

In 2000 there is a decrease in production.

In 2001 = [ (75 - 50) x 100 ] % = 50%.
50

In 2002 = [ (80 - 75) x 100 ] % = 6.67%.
75

Clearlyl, there is maximum percentage increase in production in 1996.

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