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Study the following table and answer the questions.

Number of Candidates Appeared and Qualified in a Competitive Examination from Different States over the Years.

Table below can be scrolled horizontally

State

Year

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

App.

Qual.

App.

Qual.

App.

Qual.

App.

Qual.

App.

Qual.

M

5200

720

8500

980

7400

850

6800

775

9500

1125

N

7500

840

9200

1050

8450

920

9200

980

8800

1020

P

6400

780

8800

1020

7800

890

8750

1010

9750

1250

Q

8100

950

9500

1240

8700

980

9700

1200

8950

995

R

7800

870

7600

940

9800

1350

7600

945

7990

885

Q.

Common Information Question: 3/6

In which of the given years the number of candidates appeared from State P has maximum percentage of qualified candidates?

 A.

1997

 B.

1998

 C.

1999

 D.

2001

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

The percentages of candidates qualified to candidates appeared from State P during different years are:

For 1997:

$⇒ \dfrac{780}{6400} ×100\%$

$= 12.19\%$

For 1998:

$⇒ \dfrac{1020}{8800}×100\%$

$= 11.59\%$

For 1999:

$⇒ \dfrac{890}{7800} ×100\%$

$= 11.41\%$

For 2000:

$⇒ \dfrac{1010}{8750} ×100 \%$

$= 11.54\%$

For 2001:

$⇒ \dfrac{1250}{9750} ×100 \%$

$= 12.82\%$

Therefore Maximum percentage is for the year 2001.


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