Common Information
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 |
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:
$=\left(\dfrac{717 + 681 + 612 + 540 + 517}{5439}\right)×100$
$= \left(\dfrac{3067}{5439}\right)×100$
$= \textbf{56.39%}$