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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

What will be the number of females above the poverty line in the State S if it is known that the population of State S is 7 million?

  • Option 1)

    3 million

  • Option 2)

     2.43 million 

  • Option 3)

     1.33 million  

  • Option 4)

     1.45 million  

  • Option 5)

     5.7 million

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Total population of state S = 7 million

Population above the poverty line = (81% of 7 ) million

-= 5.6 million

So number of female above poverty line in state S = \left ( \frac{3}{7} \times 5.67\right )=2.43\; million 

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