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Directions to Solve

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:
228
279
399
407
Answer: Option
Explanation:

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

Discussion:
9 comments Page 1 of 1.

Saran said:   1 decade ago
What is the meaning of exceeds?

Srinivas reddy said:   10 years ago
It is nothing but more than or greater.

Nithya said:   9 years ago
16% + 18% of 5700 - 8% + 10% of 8550 = 34% of 5700 - 18% of 8550 = 1938 - 1539 = 39.

Akhilesh said:   9 years ago
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.

Vishal said:   9 years ago
How this will be come = (1938 - 1539) after [ (34% of 5700) - (18% of 8550) ] this step?

Chandu said:   9 years ago
We have to do 1st of all 34/100 = 0.34.

So we have again 0.34x5700 = 1938.

Raji said:   8 years ago
Why we don't consider 17% & 22%?

Nitish said:   7 years ago
Thanks @Akhilesh.

Sonu said:   6 years ago
How this will be come = (1938 - 1539) after [ (34% of 5700) - (18% of 8550) ] this step?

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