Of the 1000 inhabitants of a town, 60 % are males of whom 20 % are literate. If, of all the inhabitants,  25% are literate, then what percent of the females of the town are literate ?

 

  • Option 1)

     

    32.5%

     

  • Option 2)

     

    37.5%

     

  • Option 3)

     

    46.6%

     

  • Option 4)

     

    53.2%

     

  • Option 5)

     

    43%

     

Answers (1)

Total People = 1000

Number of Males = 1000 x 0.6 = 600

Number of females = 400

literate male = 600 x 0.2 => 120

Total literate = 1000 x 0.25 = 250

literate females = 200 - 120 => 130

Required Percentage = 130/400 x 100 => 32.5%

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