Data Interpretation Discussion

**Common Information**

Study the bar chart and answer the question based on it.

Q. |
What was the percentage decline in the production of fertilizers from 1997 to 1998? |

✖ A. |
33% |

✖ B. |
20% |

✔ C. |
25% |

✖ D. |
21% |

**Solution:**

Option(**C**) is correct

Required percentage:

$=\dfrac{45 - 60}{ 60}\%$

$= -25\%$

There is a decline of **25%** in production from 1997 to 1998