Data Interpretation Discussion

**Common Information**

There are ten boxes namely Box 1, Box 2, Box 3,….. Box 9 and Box 10 with Mr. Zero. Each of these ten boxes is colored with one out of the four colors namely Black, White, Yellow and Pink. The number of coins in each of these mentioned ten boxes is one of the five numbers 12, 15, 20, 25 and 30.The following bar – graphs provides information about the number of boxes that are colored Black, White, Yellow and Pink and also about the number of boxes that have different number of coins.

No two boxes that are colored with the same color have equal number of coins.

Q. |
The total number of coins in all the ten boxes with Mr. Zero is at most: |

✖ A. |
202 |

✖ B. |
207 |

✔ C. |
212 |

✖ D. |
222 |

✖ E. |
227 |

**Solution:**

Option(**C**) is correct

The number of boxes that are colored Pink, Yellow, White and Black is 1, 2, 2 and 5 respectively.

It is also given that no two boxes that are colored with the same color have equal number of coins.

It is also given that the number of coins in each of the ten boxes is 12, 15, 20, 25 or 30.

Also, since there are five boxes that are colored, the number of coins in the boxes are 12, 15, 20, 25 and 30.

Number of Coins | Number of Boxes |
---|---|

12 |
1 - 3 |

15 |
1 - 3 |

20 |
1 |

25 |
3 |

30 |
2 |

The total number of coins in all the boxes with Mr. Zero will be when there are 3 three boxes that have 15 coins each and there is only box that has 12 coins.

Therefore, the total number of coins with Mr. Zero is at most:

$(1×12)+(3×15)+(1×20)+(3×25)+(2×30)$

$=212$

**Shashank Dave**

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Thank you Shashank Dave, updated the question image.

**Akhtar**

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In 2nd chart instead of 'at least 15 coins' it should be 'at most 15 coins

Hey Akhtar,

Could you please elaborate more so that the question can be fixed if required?

Yes it should be at most. Plus it should also be stated that at least one box exists that holds one of the provided number of coins.