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Question

A deliveryman has to deliver a total of 15 parcels in 5 days. If he delivers the same number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, which of the following represents the correct line plot for the delivery?

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Solution

The correct option is **B** Plot 1

Examining each line plot, we find:

Plot 1:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 15

Hence, plot 1 meets all the conditions of the delivery.

Plot 2:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 17

Hence, plot 2 does not meet all the conditions of the delivery.

Plot 3:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 13

Hence, plot 3 does not meet all the conditions of the delivery.

Plot 4:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 12

Hence, plot 4 does not meet all the conditions of the delivery.

Therefore, the only plot that meets all the conditions of the delivery is plot 1.

Examining each line plot, we find:

Plot 1:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 15

Hence, plot 1 meets all the conditions of the delivery.

Plot 2:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 17

Hence, plot 2 does not meet all the conditions of the delivery.

Plot 3:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 13

Hence, plot 3 does not meet all the conditions of the delivery.

Plot 4:

Number of parcels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays is the same.

Total number of parcels = 12

Hence, plot 4 does not meet all the conditions of the delivery.

Therefore, the only plot that meets all the conditions of the delivery is plot 1.

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