Data Interpretation Discussion

**Common Information**

Out of the two bar graphs provided below, one shows the amounts (in Lakh Rs.) invested by a Company in purchasing raw materials over the years and the other shows the values (in Lakh Rs.) of finished goods sold by the Company over the years.

Q. |
The value of sales of finished goods in $1999$ was approximately what percent of the sum of amount invested in Raw materials in the years $1997$, $1998$ and $1999$? |

✖ A. |
33% |

✖ B. |
37% |

✖ C. |
45% |

✔ D. |
49% |

**Solution:**

Option(**D**) is correct

Required percentage:

$= \left[\dfrac{600}{375 + 330 + 525} × 100\right]\%$

$= 48.78\%$

$≈49\%$