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A soft drink company prepares drinks of three different flavours - $X$, $Y$ and $Z$. The production (in lakhs) of three flavours over a period of six years has been expressed in the bar graph provided below.

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Common Information Question: 2/5

For which flavour was the average annual production maximum in the given period?

 A.

$X$ only

 B.

$Y$ only

 C.

$Z$ only

 D.

$X$ and $Y$

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

Average annual productions over the given period for various flavours are:

For Flavour $X$,

$X =\left[\dfrac{1}{6} × (50 + 40 + 55 + 45 + 60 + 50)\right]$

$= 50$ lakh bottles.

For Flavour $Y$,

$Y= \left[\dfrac{1}{6} × (55 + 60 + 50 + 55 + 50 + 55)\right]$

$= 54.17$ lakh bottles.

For Flavour $Z$,

$Z=\left[\dfrac{1}{6} × (45 + 50 + 60 + 60 + 45 + 40)\right]$

$= 50$ lakh bottles.

Maximum average production is for Flavour $Y$.


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