# 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?

Answer: Option

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:
7 years ago

Is there any shortcut method to solve this problem?

Ravindra Chavanke said:
9 years ago

How 7/9 is 25% and 4/5 is 20% of 3276000?

Abi said:
1 decade ago

The value of illiterate in A.P and the total value of literate and illiterate in A.P must be added (i.e)illiterate = 7/literate+illiterate = 7+2 = 9.

Hence it is 7/9.

Hence it is 7/9.

Sheetal said:
1 decade ago

How its value is 7/9 ?

Monika said:
1 decade ago

How its value is 7/9 its value will be 7/7?

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