Directions: A pharmaceutical company provides five different products. The sales of these give products (in lakh number of packs) during 2005 and 2010 are shown in the following graph.

Sales (in lakh number of packs) of five different products of pharmaceutical company during 2005 and 2010

Important for :
1
The sales of D-Cold Total in 2010 was by what percent more than the sales of IBUC-Forte in 2010? (rounded off to nearest integer)
» Explain it
C
Sales of D-Cold Total in 2010 = 48.17 lakh

And sales of IBUC-Forte in 2010 = 37.76 lakh

  Required percentage

(48.17 – 37.76)  × 100%
37.76

= 27.57%  ≈  28%

Hence, option C is correct.

2
During the period 2005-2010, then the minimum rate of increase sales in the case of
» Explain it
A
By just visual observation, we can see that the sale of Combiflam is getting increase by 4 (in approximation) with base of 8 (in approximation)

Therefore, % increase in sales of Combiflam

4  × 100% = 50%
8

Note: Sales of all the other products on the other hand show a percentage increase which is quite far from 50%.

Hence, option A is correct.

3
What is the approximate ratio of the sales of IBUC-Forte in 2010 to the sale of Saridon in 2005?
» Explain it
B
Reqd ratio 

Sales of IBUC-Forte in 2010  
Sales of Saridon in 2005

=    37.76  ≈  2.5 =  5
14.97 2

Hence, option B is correct.

4
The sales have increased by nearly 55% from 2005 to 2010 in the case of
» Explain it
A
By just visual observation, we can see that the sale of Combiflam is getting increase by 4 (in approximation) with base of 8 (in approximation)

Therefore, % increase in sales of Combiflam

4  × 100% = 50%  55%
8

Note: Sales of all other products on the other hand show a percentage increase which is quite far from 55%.

Hence, option A is correct.

5
The sales of Isryl M1 in 2005 was by what percent less than the sales of Combiflam in 2005? (rounded off to nearest integer)
» Explain it
B
Required %

7.88 – 5.01  × 100%
7.88

= 36.42% ≈ 36%

Hence, option B is correct.


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