# Data Interpretation - Table Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Table Charts - Table Chart 1 (Q.No. 2)
Directions to Solve

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 1998 288 98 3.00 23.4 83 1999 342 112 2.52 32.5 108 2000 324 101 3.84 41.6 74 2001 336 133 3.68 36.4 88 2002 420 142 3.96 49.4 98

2.
The total amount of bonus paid by the company during the given period is approximately what percent of the total amount of salary paid during this period?
0.1%
0.5%
1%
1.25%
Explanation:

Required percentage
 = (3.00 + 2.52 + 3.84 + 3.68 + 3.96) x 100 % (288 + 342 + 324 + 336 + 420)
 = 17 x 100 % 1710
1%.

Discussion:
44 comments Page 1 of 5.

I can't understand this thing can you please explain this.

Abhilasha dixit said:   1 decade ago

How you can divide this?

Its comes out 2 be 170/171= .99, so it becomes approx. 1%, and thats the answer.

Shiv paliwal said:   1 decade ago
Can you explain me that how this amt is come. This amt is just nearest to 1.

It is just taling about a given period. So how could he take the whole?