Direction : The following table gives the percentage distribution of population of five states  P, Q, R, S and T on the basis of poverty line and also on the basis of sex.

State

Percentage of Population below the Poverty Line

Proportion of Males and Females

Below Poverty Line

Above Poverty Line

M : F

M : F

P

35

5 : 6

6 : 7

Q

25

3 : 5

4 : 5

R

24

1 : 2

2 : 3

S

19

3 : 2

4 : 3

T

15

5 : 3

3 : 2

If the male population above poverty line for State R is 1.9 million, then the total population of State R is?

  • Option 1)

    4.5 million   

  • Option 2)

     4.85 million

  • Option 3)

    3.75 million

  • Option 4)

    6.25 million

  • Option 5)

    5.35 million

Answers (1)

Let the population of state R be x million then population of state R above poverty line = 76 %

 So male population of state R above the poverty line

\left ( \frac{2}{5}\times (76\: ^{0}\! /_{})\: of\; x \right )\; million 

x=5\times 100\times \frac{1.9}{76}\times 2=6.25\; million

 

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