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

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

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

  • Option 1)

    1997

  • Option 2)

    2000

  • Option 3)

     1999 

  • Option 4)

    2001

  • Option 5)

    1998  

Answers (1)

The % of candidate qualified to candidate appeared from the state P during the years are

For 1997 = \left ( \frac{780}{6400} \right )\times 100=12.9\; ^{0}\! /_{0}  

For 1998 =  \left ( \frac{1020}{8800} \right )\times 100=11.59\; ^{0}\! /_{0}

For 1999 =  \left ( \frac{890}{7800} \right )\times 100=11.41\; ^{0}\! /_{0}

For 2000 =  \left ( \frac{1010}{8750} \right )\times 100=11.54\; ^{0}\! /_{0} 

For 2001 = \left ( \frac{1250}{9750} \right )\times 100=12.83\; ^{0}\! /_{0}

Maximum percentage s for the year 2001

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