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 expenditure incurred on timber is what percent of the expenditure on cement?
• a)
36
• b)
50
• c)
72
• d)
18

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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 expenditure incurred on timber is what percent of the expenditure on cement?a)36b)50c)72d)18Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?
As the data is given in the form a pie chart, so we do not need to find the actual values as it will cancel out in the final calculation.
The central angle of timber is 36° and that of cement is 72°.
Hence, the required percentage = 36/72 x 100 = 50%.
Hence, the correct answer is option b.

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