# Data Interpretation - Pie Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Pie Charts - Pie Chart 7 (Q.No. 2)

*Directions to Solve*

Study the following pie-chart and the table and answer the questions based on them.

Proportion of Population of Seven Villages in 1997

Village | % Population Below Poverty Line |

X | 38 |

Y | 52 |

Z | 42 |

R | 51 |

S | 49 |

T | 46 |

V | 58 |

2.

The ratio of population of village T below poverty line to that of village Z below poverty line in 1997 is:

Answer: Option

Explanation:

Let N be the total population of all the seven villages.

Then, population of village T below poverty line = 46% of (21% of N)

and Population of villages Z below the poverty line = 42% of (11% of N)

Required ratio = | 46% of (21% of N) | = | 46 x 21 | = 23/11. |

42% of (11 % of N) | 42 x 11 |

Discussion:

14 comments Page 1 of 2.
Trá»‹nh Xuan Khanh said:
2 years ago

46*21/42*11.

Because 46/42 can be simplified into 23/21.

So, (23/21)*(21/11) = 23/11.

Because 46/42 can be simplified into 23/21.

So, (23/21)*(21/11) = 23/11.

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Kezang said:
2 years ago

42 * 23 = 966.

42 * 11 = 462.

42 * 11 = 462.

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Tshering Yangchen said:
3 years ago

Can anyone help me to solve this question?

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Namgay zangpo said:
4 years ago

46*21=966/42*11=462.

But how are we getting answer 23/11?

But how are we getting answer 23/11?

Divyavishnu said:
4 years ago

Anyone help me by explaining it.

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Dorji said:
5 years ago

Could not get the concept. Anyone help me by explaining it.

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Ravindhiran said:
5 years ago

T = 21% ( in 21% of population 46% people are below powerty line).

Z= 11 % ( in 11% of T population, 42% people are below P line).

= 46% of 21/42% of 11.

= 46*21/42*11.

= 23/11.

Z= 11 % ( in 11% of T population, 42% people are below P line).

= 46% of 21/42% of 11.

= 46*21/42*11.

= 23/11.

Sushmitha said:
5 years ago

Why they have taken N in this problem?

Phub said:
8 years ago

The value of 21 and 11 is the value of t and z from the above pie chart.

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Mantu Kumar Deka said:
8 years ago

Don't know how the value of 21 and 11 came? Any one can help on this?

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