Data Interpretation - Table Charts - Discussion

Study the following table and answer the questions based on it.

Expenditures of a Company (in Lakh Rupees) per Annum Over the given Years.

Year Item of Expenditure
Salary Fuel and Transport Bonus Interest on Loans Taxes
1998288983.0023.483
19993421122.5232.5108
20003241013.8441.674
20013361333.6836.488
20024201423.9649.498

4. 

The total expenditure of the company over these items during the year 2000 is?

[A]. Rs. 544.44 lakhs
[B]. Rs. 501.11 lakhs
[C]. Rs. 446.46 lakhs
[D]. Rs. 478.87 lakhs

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Total expenditure of the Company during 2000

    = Rs. (324 + 101 + 3.84 + 41.6 + 74) lakhs

    = Rs. 544.44 lakhs.


Krishna said: (Sep 15, 2011)  
Shortcut method: Only add decimals and get .44 .

Kalpesh Parmar said: (Mar 2, 2012)  
Shortcut method: Only add decimals .84 and 0.6 and get .44 .

V Santoshkumar said: (Dec 15, 2012)  
Short cut to additions,

324+101+3.84+41.6+74 = 300+100+20+40+70+4+1+3+1+4+4.44 = 544.44.

Gomathi said: (Dec 24, 2013)  
Does expenditure include salary?

Nikhitha said: (May 7, 2015)  
Its an expenditure of company. Hence salary is also one of it.

Hemanth said: (Nov 14, 2015)  
How does 324 came?

Rajesh said: (Mar 15, 2016)  
If somebody know shortcut to calculate % of 495.4/713.36 x 100.

Kindly describe.

Vicky Lakhotra said: (Jan 19, 2017)  
Does expenditure Include bonus?

Sumanth said: (Aug 23, 2017)  
In order to calculate % of 495.4/713.36.
let us assume 495.4 as 490.
and 713.36 as 710.
(490/710)*100=(49/71)*100~=5/7.

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