# Data Interpretation - Table Charts - Discussion

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

Study the following table and answer the questions.

Number of Candidates Appeared and Qualified in a Competitive Examination from Different States Over the Years.

 State Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 App. Qual. App. Qual. App. Qual. App. Qual. App. Qual. M 5200 720 8500 980 7400 850 6800 775 9500 1125 N 7500 840 9200 1050 8450 920 9200 980 8800 1020 P 6400 780 8800 1020 7800 890 8750 1010 9750 1250 Q 8100 950 9500 1240 8700 980 9700 1200 8950 995 R 7800 870 7600 940 9800 1350 7600 945 7990 885

2.
What is the average candidates who appeared from State Q during the given years?
8700
8760
8990
8920
Explanation:

Required average
 = 8100 + 9500 + 8700 + 9700 + 8950 5
 = 44950 5
= 8990.

Discussion:
8 comments Page 1 of 1.

Vikas S said:   1 year ago
Here, the question is asked for Appreared students and the answer is for Qualified students. How? Explain me.
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Irappa addi said:   7 years ago
How can we solve without a calculator? Any mathematical tricks are there? Please tell me.

Venusabbani said:   7 years ago
Search in year.

Big value + small value/2 then,

9700 + 8100/2 = 8900.
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Malleshwari said:   7 years ago
How do you take the required average value?

Shan said:   8 years ago
If no. of years 10 means we take 44950 = 4495. So for 5 years we multiple the answer by 2 i.e. 4495*2 = 8990.
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Kehinde said:   8 years ago
Please how can you solve these data interpretations questions quickly without the aid of calculator as I am preparing for an aptitude test in a company that requires no calculator?

Shravan purohit said:   1 decade ago
Sum of all appeared of state Q and divide by number of year.