Moderate Pie Charts Solved QuestionData Interpretation Discussion

Common Information

Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below.

Pie chart l and Pie chart ll show the break up — according to different expenditure heads and savings of the incomes of Mr. and Mrs. Anand respectively. Pie chart III shows the break up — according to the type of savings — of the total savings of the couple (i.e., the savings of Mr. and Mrs. Anand put together).

 Q. Common Information Question: 2/4 If the ratio of the income of Mr. Anand to that of Mrs. Anand is 3 : 1, the total savings of the couple invested in PPF as a percentage of Mr. Anand’s savings are:
 ✖ A. 50% ✖ B. 65% ✔ C. 72% ✖ D. 78%

Solution:
Option(C) is correct

Given ratio of Incomes is 3 : 1

⇒ Ratio of savings = 5 : 7

Let the total savings be Rs.12

Investments In PPF = 30% of total savings

$⇒ 30\% \text{ of }12 = 3.6$

Required percentage:

$= \dfrac{3.6}{5}×20$

$= \textbf{72%}$