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Data Table


Study the Data Table-2 carefully to answer the questions that follow:

Number of girls and boys (in hundreds) in six different years in five different colleges

 

College→

 

 

 

Years↓

          A

         B

        C

       D

           E

 Boys

Girls

Boys

Girls

Boys

 Girls

Boys

 Girls

 Boys

Girls

2005

3.3

3.6

5.2

3.1

5.5

4.5

2.4

1.4

6.5

6.6

2006

6.6

4.2

4.9

2.2

6.9

3.3

4.4

2.3

5.5

3.6

2007

9.3

6.9

4.7

4.2

5.8

4.9

6.4

3.3

2.7

2.4

2008

5.4

9.6

6.3

5.4

6.6

5.2

5.3

5.4

5.4

5.7

2009

8.4

12.9

7.5

5.9

8.7

6.6

12.1

5.2

6.8

6.5

2010

12.3

14.4

9.8

4.4

11.7

4.2

12.2

9.4

10.8

12.7

 

What is the approximate percentage decrease in the number of boys in College D in the year 2008 as compared to that in the previous year?

A. 17

B. 12

C. 9

D. 5


Answer: Option a

Explanation:

Percentage decrease = [(6.4 – 5.3) / 6.4] x 100 = 17.18



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