Data Interpretation Discussion

**Common Information**

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.

Q. |
The sale of conditioners in 1995 was by what percent less than the sales of shampoos in 1995? (rounded off to nearest integer) |

✖ A. |
57% |

✔ B. |
36% |

✖ C. |
29% |

✖ D. |
25% |

**Solution:**

Option(**B**) is correct

Required percentage:

$\begin{align*}

&=\left[\dfrac{7.88 - 5.01}{7.88} × 100\right]\% \\

&= 36.42\%\\

&≈ 36\%

\end{align*}$