The pie chart given here shows the breakup o...
The pie chart given here shows the breakup of the cost of construction of a house on various heads. Study the chart and answer the questions.
Break-up of the cost of construction of a house (All data is in degree)
Q. The total expenditure incurred on brick, steel and cement is what percent of the total cost of construction?
• a)
50
• b)
54
• c)
72
• d)
75

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 Notes Wala Jul 03, 2021
Related The pie chart given here shows the breakup of the cost of construction of a house on various heads. Study the chart and answer the questions.Break-up of the cost of construction of a house (All data is in degree)Q. The total expenditure incurred on brick, steel and cement is what percent of the total cost of construction?a)50b)54c)72d)75Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?
The sum of the central angles of the sectors of steel, brick and cement = 54 + 54 + 72 = 180°.
Now, the total central angle is 360° which represents the 100% cost.
So, the cost on brick, steel and cement is = 100/360 x 180 = 50% of the total cost.
Hence, the correct answer is option a.

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