Data Interpretation Discussion

**Common Information**

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.

Q. |
What was the approximate decline in the production of flavour $Z$ in 2000 as compared to the production in 1998? |

✖ A. |
50% |

✖ B. |
42% |

✔ C. |
33% |

✖ D. |
25% |

**Solution:**

Option(**C**) is correct

Percentage decline in the production of flavour $Z$ in 2000 as compared to the production in 1998:

$=\left[\dfrac{60 - 40}{60} × 100\right]\%$

$=\left[\dfrac{20}{60} × 100\right]\%$

$= 33.33\%$

≈ **33%**