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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.

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Common Information Question: 5/5

In which year, there has been a maximum percentage increase in the amount invested in Raw materials as compared to the year?

 A.

1996

 B.

1997

 C.

1998

 D.

1999

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

The percentage increase in the amount invested in raw-materials as compared to the previous year, for different years are:

For 1996,

$=\left[\dfrac{225 - 120}{ 120}\right]\%$

$= 87.5\%.$

For 1997,

$=\left[\dfrac{375 - 225}{ 225}\right]\%$

$= 66.67\%.$

For 1998, there is a decrease.

For 1999,

$=\left[\dfrac{525 - 330}{ 330}\right]\%$

$= 59.09\%.$

For 2000, there is a decrease.

There is maximum percentage increase in 1996.


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