## 4. Study the following graph carefully to answer the questions that follow.

**4.1) Sales in the year 2001 for company A forms what percent of total sales of company A for all the years together? (rounded off to two decimal points).**

(a) 19.64.

(b) 18.30

(c) 22.46

(d) 24.19

**Sol.: Required Percentage = (1100 * 100)/ 5600 = 19.64.**

**4.2) Which of the following combinations of year and percentage rise in sales from the previous year for Company A is correct?**

(Percentage rounded off to two decimal points)

(a) 2000 – 99.85

(b) 2001 – 83.33

(c) 1998 – 43.21

(d) 2003 – 7.68

**Sol.: (b).**

**4.3) Total sales of company B for the years 1997, 1998 and 2001 together is what percent of the total sales of company A is correct?**

( Percentage rounded off to two decimal points)

(a) 24.37

(b) 35.64

(c) 28.81

(d) 37.29

**Sol.: The required percentage = [ (700 + 400 + 600)/5900] * 100 = 1700/59 = 28.81**

**4.4) What is the ratio of total sales of Company A to the total sales of company B over the years?**

(a) 26: 29

(b) 27: 31

(c) 53: 51

(d) 56: 59

**Sol.: 5600: 5900 = 56: 59**

**4.5) During which year was the percentage rise/fall in sales from the previous year the ****highest for company A?**

(a) 1999

(b) 2001

(c) 1998

(d) 2000

**Ans. : (a). It is obvious from observing the graph.**