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The bar graph given below shows the data of the production of paper (in lakh tonnes) by three different companies $X$, $Y$ and $Z$ over the years.

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The average production for five years was maximum for which company?

 A.

$X$

 B.

$Y$

 C.

$Z$

 D.

$X$ and $Z$ both

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Average production (in lakh tons) in five years for the three companies are:

For Company $X$,

$=\left[\dfrac{1}{5} × (30 + 45 + 25 + 50 + 40)\right]$

$= \dfrac{190}{5}$

$= 38$

For Company $Y$,

$=\left[\dfrac{1}{5} × (25 + 35 + 35 + 40 + 50)\right]$

$= \dfrac{185}{5}$

$= 37$

For Company $Z$,

$=\left[\dfrac{1}{5} × (35 + 40 + 45 + 35 + 35)\right]$

$= \dfrac{190}{5}$

$= 38$

Average production of five years is maximum for both the Companies $X$ and $Z$.


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