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If the Total Consumption of Bread in Town E Was 3450 Loaves During a Particular Week, Then What Was the Total Consumption of Bread in Town a During that Week? - Mathematics

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Direction:  Answer the question on the basis of the information given below.

The following information is about the consumption of bread in five towns - A, B, C, D and E. Town A consumes a quarter of the total quantity of bread sold in all the five cities. The bread consumption of Town B is one-fourth of the consumption of Town C. The bread consumption of Town D is 12% of the total whereas Town E consumes 23% of the total.

There are only two companies - Bonbon and Modern - that sell bread in these five towns. The bar graph shows the sales of Bon-bon as a percentage of the total sale of bread in each city.

If the total consumption of bread in Town E was 3450 loaves during a particular week, then what was the total consumption of bread in Town A during that week?

Options

  • 3600 loaves

  • 2750 loaves

  • 3750 loaves

  • 3500 loaves

Solution

3750 loaves

Explanation:

According to the information given, the total consumption of bread in Town E was 23% which is equivalent to 3450 loaves. Therefore, the total consumption of bread in Town A can be calculated as:

`3450/23 xx 25 = 3750` loaves

Concept: Graph and Charts (Entrance Exam)
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