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A cosmetic company provides five different products. The sales of these five products (in lakh number of packs) during 1995 and 2000 are shown in the following bar graph.

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The sales have increased nearly by 55% from 1995 to 2000 in the case of?

 A.

Lipsticks

 B.

Nail enamels

 C.

Talcum powders

 D.

Shampoos

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

The percentage increase from 1995 to 2000 for various products are:

\begin{align*}
\text{Lipsticks,}\\ 
&=\left[\dfrac{48.17 - 20.15}{20.15} × 100\right]\% \\ 
&= 139.06\%.\\
\text{Nail enamels,}\\ 
&=\left[\dfrac{37.76 - 5.93}{5.93}  × 100\right]\%\\ 
&= 536.76\%. \\
\text{Talcum powders,}\\
&=\left[\dfrac{29.14 - 14.97}{14.97} × 100\right]\% \\ 
&= 94.66\%. \\
\text{Shampoos,}\\
&=\left[\dfrac{12.21 - 7.88}{7.88} × 100\right]\% \\
&= 54.95\% \\
&\approx 55\%.\\
\text{Conditioners,}\\ 
&=\left[\dfrac{10.19 - 5.01}{5.01} × 100\right]\% \\ 
&= 103.39\%.
\end{align*}


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