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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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In which year was the percentage of production of Company $Z$ to the production of Company $Y$ the maximum?

 A.

1996

 B.

1997

 C.

1998

 D.

1999

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

The percentages of production of Company $Z$ to the production of Company $Z$ for various years are:

For 1996,

$=\left[\dfrac{35}{25} × 100\right]\%$

$= 140\%$

For 1997,

$=\left[\dfrac{40}{35} × 100\right]\%$

$= 114.29\%$

For 1998,

$=\left[\dfrac{45}{35} × 100\right]\%$

$= 128.57\%$

For 1999,

$=\left[\dfrac{35}{40} × 100\right]\%$

$= 87.5\%$

For 2000,

$=\left[\dfrac{35}{50} × 100\right]\%$

$= 70\%$

Clearly, this percentage is highest for $1996$


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