Data Interpretation - Line Charts - Discussion

The following line graph gives the ratio of the amounts of imports by a company to the amount of exports from that company over the period from 1995 to 2001.

Ratio of Value of Imports to Exports by a Company Over the Years.

4. 

If the imports of the company in 1996 was Rs. 272 crores, the exports from the company in 1996 was ?

[A]. Rs. 370 crores
[B]. Rs. 320 crores
[C]. Rs. 280 crores
[D]. Rs. 275 crores

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Ratio of imports to exports in the year 1996 = 0.85.

Let the exports in 1996 = Rs. x crores.

Then, 272 = 0.85     =>     x = 272 = 320.
x 0.85

Therefore Exports in 1996 = Rs. 320 crores.


Subha said: (Aug 24, 2016)  
How did 272 came?

Ashwini said: (Nov 26, 2017)  
In question only they have given import of the company in 1996 was 272. And also there is a formula import/export.

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