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The table given here shows production of five types of cars by a company in the year $2010$ to $2015$. Study the table and answer the question.

$\textbf{Production of Cars by a Company}$

$\begin{array}{|cl|cI|cI|cI|cI|cI|}\hline &\text{Year/Type} & \text{2010} & \text{2011} & \text{2012} & \text{2013} & \text{2014} & \text{2015} & \text{Total} \\ \hline &\text{P} & \text{8} & \text{20} & \text{16} & \text{17} & \text{21} & \text{6} & \text{88} \\ \hline &\text{Q} & \text{16} & \text{10} & \text{14} & \text{12} & \text{12} & \text{14} & \text{78}\\ \hline &\text{R} & \text{21} & \text{17} & \text{16} & \text{15} & \text{13} & \text{8} & \text{90} \\ \hline &\text{S} & \text{4} & \text{6} & \text{10} & \text{16} & \text{20} & \text{31} & \text{87} \\ \hline &\text{T} & \text{25} & \text{18} & \text{19} & \text{30} & \text{14} & \text{27} & \text{133} \\ \hline &\text{Total} & \text{74} & \text{71} & \text{75} & \text{90} & \text{80} & \text{86} & \text{476} \\ \hline \end{array}$

The production of which type of cars was $25\%$ of the total production of all types of cars during $2014$?

1. $S$
2. $R$
3. $Q$
4. $P$

## 2 Answers

In $2014:S = \dfrac{20}{80} \times 100\% = 25\%$

In $2014:R = \dfrac{13}{80} \times 100\% = 16.25\%$

In $2014:S = \dfrac{12}{80} \times 100\% = 15\%$

In $2014:S = \dfrac{21}{80} \times 100\% = 26.25\%$

$\therefore$ The production of $S$ type of car was $25\%$ of the total production of all types of cars during $2014.$

So, the correct answer is $(A).$
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Option A

$25 \% * 80 \Rightarrow 20 \Rightarrow S$

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