Pie Charts
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The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a book. Study the pie-chart and the answer the questions based on it.

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Common Information Question: 7/9

If the difference between the two expenditures are represented by 18º in the pie-chart, then these expenditures possibly are:

 A.

Binding Cost and Promotion Cost

 B.

Paper Cost and Royalty

 C.

Binding Cost and Printing Cost

 D.

Paper Cost and Printing Cost

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

Central angle of $18° =\dfrac{18}{360}× 100\%$ of the total expenditure

$= 5\%$ of the total expenditure.

From the given chart it is clear that:

Out of the given combinations, only in combination (d) the difference is 5% i.e.

$\text{Paper Cost} - \text{Printing Cost}= (25\% - 20\%) \text{ of the total expenditure}$

$= 5\%$ of the total expenditure.


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