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# In 2003, the total population of a village was 4800, out of which 40% were females. In 2004, the total population increased by 10% as compared to the previous year. If the number of females remained the same in 2004, what was the percentage increase in the number of males in 2004 as compared to 2003?

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18 15
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16 23
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## The correct option is D 16 23In 2003, total population of the village (P1)=4800 40% of females =40100×4800=1920 and number of males =4800-1920=2880 In 2004, total population of the village= 4800×110100 is increased by 10% as compared to 2003=5280 Total number of females =1920 Number of males in 2004=5280=1920=3360 Number of males increased in 2004 then 2003=3360-2880=480 Total increase in percentage of males in 2004 as compared to 2003=4802880×100=1006=1646=1623

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