# Moderate Tabular Data Solved QuestionData Interpretation Discussion

Common Information

Study the following table and answer the questions based on it.
Expenditures of a Company (in Lakh Rupees) per Annum Over the given Years

Table below can be scrolled horizontally

Year Item of Expenditure

Salary

Fuel and Transport

Bonus

Interest on Loans

Taxes

1998

288

98

3.00

23.4

83

1999

342

112

2.52

32.5

108

2000

324

101

3.84

41.6

74

2001

336

133

3.68

36.4

88

2002

420

142

3.96

49.4

98

 Q. Common Information Question: 1/5 What is the average amount of interest per year which the company had to pay during this period?
 ✖ A. Rs. 32.43 lakhs ✖ B. Rs. 33.72 lakhs ✖ C. Rs. 34.18 lakhs ✔ D. Rs. 36.66 lakhs

Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Average amount of interest paid by the Company during the given period:

$=\text{ Rs. }\dfrac{23.4 + 32.5 + 41.6 + 36.4 + 49.4}{5}$ lakhs

$=\text{ Rs. } \dfrac{183.3}{5}$ lakhs

$= \textbf{Rs. 36.66 lakhs.}$