Data Interpretation - Pie Charts - Discussion

Study the following graph carefully and answer the questions given below:

Distribution of candidates who were enrolled for MBA entrance exam and the candidates (out of those enrolled) who passed the exam in different institutes:

3. 

The number of candidates passed from institutes S and P together exceeds the number of candidates enrolled from institutes T and R together by:

[A]. 228
[B]. 279
[C]. 399
[D]. 407

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Required difference = [(16% + 18%) of 5700] - [(8% + 10%) of 8550]
= [(34% of 5700) - (18% of 8550)]
= (1938 - 1539)
= 399.


Saran said: (Aug 30, 2011)  
What is the meaning of exceeds?

Srinivas Reddy said: (Oct 31, 2014)  
It is nothing but more than or greater.

Nithya said: (Jan 29, 2015)  
16% + 18% of 5700 - 8% + 10% of 8550 = 34% of 5700 - 18% of 8550 = 1938 - 1539 = 39.

Vishal said: (May 16, 2015)  
How this will be come = (1938 - 1539) after [ (34% of 5700) - (18% of 8550) ] this step?

Akhilesh said: (May 21, 2015)  
8500 5700.

Institute Enrolled Passed Enrolled Passed S&p T&R Answer.

P 22% 18% 1870 1026 1938 1530 408.

Q 15% 17% 1275 969.

R 10% 13% 850 741.

S 17% 16% 1445 912.

T 8% 9% 680 513.

V 12% 15% 1020 855

X 16% 12% 1360 684.

Chandu said: (Jun 4, 2015)  
We have to do 1st of all 34/100 = 0.34.

So we have again 0.34x5700 = 1938.

Raji said: (Feb 16, 2016)  
Why we don't consider 17% & 22%?

Nitish said: (Jun 14, 2017)  
Thanks @Akhilesh.

Sonu said: (Apr 5, 2018)  
How this will be come = (1938 - 1539) after [ (34% of 5700) - (18% of 8550) ] this step?

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