# Data Interpretation - Table Charts - Discussion

*Directions to Solve*

The following table gives the percentage distribution of population of five states, P, Q, R, S and T on the basis of poverty line and also on the basis of sex.

State | Percentage of Population below the Poverty Line | Proportion of Males and Females | |

Below Poverty Line | Above Poverty Line | ||

M : F | M : F | ||

P | 35 | 5 : 6 | 6 : 7 |

Q | 25 | 3 : 5 | 4 : 5 |

R | 24 | 1 : 2 | 2 : 3 |

S | 19 | 3 : 2 | 4 : 3 |

T | 15 | 5 : 3 | 3 : 2 |

Female population below poverty line for State P = 2.1 million

Let the male population below poverty line for State P be *x* million.

Then, 5 : 6 = x : 21 x = |
2.1 x 5 | = 1.75. |

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Population below poverty line for State P = (2.1 + 1.75) million = 3.85 million.

Let the population above poverty line for State P by *y* million.

Since, 35% of the total population of State P is below poverty line, therefore, 65% of the total population of State P is above poverty line i.e., the ratio of population below poverty line to that above poverty line for State P is 35 : 65.

35 : 65 = 3.85 : y y = |
65 x 3.85 | = 7.15. |

35 |

Population above poverty line for State P = 7.15 million and so, male population above poverty line for State P

= | 6 | x 7.15 | million | ||

13 |

= 3.3 million.

Female population below the poverty line for State P = 2.1 million.

By using this data let's find the total population of the state P.

From the Table, in-state P.

Percentage of Population Below the Poverty Line = 35% (35/100).

Below Poverty Line Male: Female ratio = 5: 6,

The female Ratio will be 6/11 (Female ratio/total),

Let the total population of the state P be 'x',

Now,

x* 35/100 * 6/11 = 2.1 (Female population below the poverty line for State P).

After solving this,,

you will get x=11.

So, the total population of the State P = 11 million.

To find the male population above the poverty line for State P,

We know that,

Percentage of Population Below the Poverty Line = 35% (35/100).

So, the Percentage of the Population above the Poverty Line will be 65%(65/100),

Above Poverty Line Male: Female ration= 6:7,

The male ratio will be 6/13 (Male ratio/total).

Now,

65/100 * 6/13 * 11 (the total population of the State P).

Solving this you will get 33/10 which is 3.3.

So, the male population above the poverty line for State P will be 3.3 million.

Female population below the poverty line for State P = 2.1 million.

By using this data let's find the total population of the state P.

From the Table, in-state P.

Percentage of Population Below the Poverty Line = 35% (35/100),

Below Poverty Line Male: Female ratio = 5: 6,

The female Ratio will be 6/11 (Female ratio/total),

Let the total population of the state P be 'x',

Now,

x* 35/100 * 6/11 = 2.1 (Female population below the poverty line for State P),

After solving this,

you will get x=11.

So, the total population of the State P = 11 million.

To find the male population above the poverty line for State P,

We know that,

Percentage of Population Below the Poverty Line = 35% (35/100),

So, the Percentage of the Population above the Poverty Line will be 65%(65/100),

Above Poverty Line Male: Female ration= 6:7,

The male ratio will be 6/13 (Male ratio/total).

Now,

65/100 * 6/13 * 11 (the total population of the State P),

Solving this you will get 33/10 which is 3.3.

So, the male population above the poverty line for State P will be 3.3 million.

6/11*35/100*X= 2.1-->(given).

Therefore,

X= 11.

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Now for male population above poverty line for state p.

6/13*65/100*X=6/13*65/100*11= 3.3million.

For below poverty line don't use [100-given%].

x = 11.

x is total population.

65/100*11*6/13 = 3.3 million.

As female below poverty line is 2.1 and its ratio is 6 thus total population in state p = (2.1/6)*11 = 3.58 million. This 3.58 million people are below poverty line.

So people above poverty line are = (3.58/35)*65 = 7.15million.

And thus male population above poverty line =(7.15/13) *6 = 3.3 million.

35%*6/11 = 2.1

35% = 2.1*11/6

1% = (2.1*11) / (6*35)

(100-35)%=65%= (2.1*11*65)/(6*35)=7.15 million

so, male popln above poverty level= 7.15 * 6/13 million

= 3.3 million