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The residents of a city ‘$X$’ consume only two varieties of rice viz. ‘High Quality’ and ‘Low Quality’.

The following bar - graph provides information about the percentage change in the consumption of the two varieties of rice by the residents of the city ‘$X$’ compared to the previous year for the years $2003$ to $2008$.

The consumption of ‘High Quality’ rice by the residents of the city ‘$X$’ in the year $2002$ was more than that of ‘Low Quality’ rice.

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Common Information Question: 1/3

In which of the following years, the ratio of the consumption of ‘High Quality’ rice to ‘Low Quality’ rice by the residents of city ‘$X$’ was more than that in the year $2002$?

 A.

2004

 B.

2005

 C.

2006

 D.

2007

 E.

None of these

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Let the consumption of ‘High Quality’ and ‘Low Quality’ rice by the residents of the city $X$ in the year $2002$ be ‘$A$’ and ‘$B$’ respectively. It is given that $A > B$

Table below can be scrolled horizontally

2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

A

1.2A

0.3A

0.15A

0.18A

0.225A

0.09A

B

0.8B

0.6B

0.84B

0.21B

0.126B

0.189B

In the year $2007$, the ratio of the consumption of ‘High Quality’ rice to ‘Low Quality’ rice by the residents of city ‘$X$’ was more than that in the year $2002$.


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Lakshman
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Can someone please explain how this above mentioned table is formed?