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The following table gives the enrollment in Higher Secondary Schools in 1978. Study the table carefully and answer these questions.

Table below can be scrolled horizontally

Enrollment No. of Schools

20-39

526

40-59

620

60-79

674

80-99

717

100-119

681

120-139

612

140-159

540

160-179

517

180-199

522

Total

5439

Q.

Common Information Question: 2/6

What is the approximate percentage of schools, where the enrolment was above 79 but below 180?

 A.

56.13

 B.

56.39

 C.

57.48

 D.

55.29

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

Table below can be scrolled horizontally

Enrollment No. of Schools

Enrolment

No. of Schools

20-39

526

40-59

620

60-79

674

80-99

717

100-119

681

120-139

612

140-159

540

160-179

517

180-199

522

Total

5439

Percentage of schools, with enrolment above 79 & below 180 are given by:

$=\left(\dfrac{717 + 681 + 612 + 540 + 517}{5439}\right)×100$

$= \left(\dfrac{3067}{5439}\right)×100$

$= \textbf{56.39%}$


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