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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 
1.
What will be the percentage of total number of males in U.P., M.P. and Goa together to the total population of all the given states?
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Number of males in U.P =  3  of (15% of N)  =  3  x  15  x N = 9 x  N  .  
5  5  100  100 
where N = 3276000.
Number of males in M.P =  3  of (20% of N)  =  3  x  20  x N = 15 x  N  .  
4  4  100  100 
Number of males in Goa =  3  of (12% of N)  =  3  x  12  x N = 4.5 x  N  .  
8  8  100  100 
Total number of males in these three states 



Required Percentage = 

x 100  % = 28.5%.  
N 
Discussion:
16 comments Page 1 of 2.
Sam said:
4 months ago
Very good explanation, Thank You @Rithish.
Thinley Gyeltshen said:
4 years ago
First, find a total number of males.
UP = 3/5 * (15% of 3276000) = 294840
MP = 3/4 * (20% of 3276000) = 491400
GOA = 3/8 * (12% of 3276000) = 147420
Now % = total no. Of males(UP + MP + GOA) divide by 3276000* 100.
= 28.5%.
UP = 3/5 * (15% of 3276000) = 294840
MP = 3/4 * (20% of 3276000) = 491400
GOA = 3/8 * (12% of 3276000) = 147420
Now % = total no. Of males(UP + MP + GOA) divide by 3276000* 100.
= 28.5%.
(4)
Ugyen said:
6 years ago
Why we have to add 3+2 in the first step?
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Jimmy said:
6 years ago
How come a number of people in decimals, Like 4.5?
Please, can anyone explain me?
Please, can anyone explain me?
Riri said:
6 years ago
Here They have taken the whole ratio of the population of M +F.
Anonymous said:
7 years ago
In the question they didn't mention that the men and female are in the ratio.
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Akhilesh said:
8 years ago
What is the average score of this test? Please tell me the derivation part.
Lisa said:
8 years ago
How do you get the answers of 9, 14 and 4.5?
Rithish said:
9 years ago
U.P (Male, Female ratio) = 3 : 2 = 3/(3 + 2) = 3/5.
M.P = 3:1 = 3/4.
Goa = 3:5 = 3/8.
We know that 3276000 value remains same for all states.
So, take only the percentages and assume 3276000 as 'N'.
U.P = Population percentage = 15%.
M.P = 20%.
Goa = 12%.
No of men in U.P = 3/5 (15/100) N = (9/100) N.
M.P = 3/4 (20/100) N = (15/100) N.
Goa = 3/8 (12/100) N = (4.5/100) N.
Adding these three, we get (28.5/100) N.
Required % = {(28.5/100)N/N } * 100 = 28.5%.
M.P = 3:1 = 3/4.
Goa = 3:5 = 3/8.
We know that 3276000 value remains same for all states.
So, take only the percentages and assume 3276000 as 'N'.
U.P = Population percentage = 15%.
M.P = 20%.
Goa = 12%.
No of men in U.P = 3/5 (15/100) N = (9/100) N.
M.P = 3/4 (20/100) N = (15/100) N.
Goa = 3/8 (12/100) N = (4.5/100) N.
Adding these three, we get (28.5/100) N.
Required % = {(28.5/100)N/N } * 100 = 28.5%.
Raquel said:
9 years ago
Does any one have a simpler solution to this problem? I don't understand the working out.
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