# Data Interpretation - Pie Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Pie Charts - Pie Chart 12 (Q.No. 2)
Directions to Solve

Study the following graph and the table and answer the questions given below.

Data of different states regarding population of states in the year 1998

Total population of the given States = 3276000.

 States Sex and Literacy wise Population Ratio Sex Literacy M F Literate Illiterate A.P 5 3 2 7 M.P 3 1 1 4 Delhi 2 3 2 1 Goa 3 5 3 2 Bihar 3 4 4 1 U.P. 3 2 7 2 T.N. 3 4 9 4

2.
What was the total number of illiterate people in A.P. and M.P. in 1998?
876040
932170
981550
1161160
Explanation:

 No. of illiterate people in A.P. = 7 of (25% of 3276000) = 637000. 9

 No. of illiterate people in M.P. = 4 of (20% of 3276000) = 524160. 5

Total number = (637000 + 524160) = 1161160.

Discussion:
5 comments Page 1 of 1.

Siddharth said:   8 years ago
Is there any shortcut method to solve this problem?

Ravindra Chavanke said:   10 years ago
How 7/9 is 25% and 4/5 is 20% of 3276000?