Data Interpretation Discussion

**Common Information**

An Indian automobile company ‘Baruti Ltd’ sells only six brands of cars namely Bagon-R, Valeno, Pen, B-Star, TX4 and Ulto. The company has five regional offices in India located at Gurgaon, Surat, Kolkata, Indore and Vijaywada.

Pie chart-I shows the percentage of sales volume, region wise, of ‘Baruti Ltd’ as compared to the combined sales volume of the four regions mentioned in this Pie chart.

Pie chart-II shows the percentage of sales volume, brand-wise, of ‘Baruti Ltd’ as compared to the combined sales volume of the five brands mentioned in this Pie chart.

Actual percentage contribution of the Indore region is 16.67 % to the total all India sales of 1500 cars and the total brand Valeno sales is half the total sales of Vijaywada region.

Q. |
Table given below shows the percentage contribution, region-wise, to the total sales of brand Valeno and the percentage contribution, brand-wise, to the total sales of Surat region. Table below can be scrolled horizontally
What is the approximate ratio of sales of Valeno in Vijaywada to the aggregate sales of TX-4 and Bagon-R in the Surat region? |

✖ A. |
1 : 1 |

✖ B. |
3 : 4 |

✔ C. |
4 : 5 |

✖ D. |
Cannot be determined |

**Solution:**

Option(**C**) is correct

As the percentage contribution of the Surat region to the total sales of Valeno and the percentage contribution of the brand Valeno to the total sales of Surat are the same i.e. 20%, this implies that Total all India sales of Valeno = Total sales of Surat.

Required ratio:

$= \dfrac{13.33}{6.67+10.0}$

$= \textbf{4 : 5}$