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# Study the bar chart and answer the question that follows. Production of Fertilizers by a Company (in 1000 tonnes) Over the Years The average production of 1996 and 1997 was exactly equal to the average production of which of the following pairs of years?

A
2000 and 2001
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1999 and 2000
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C
1998 and 2000
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D
1995 and 2001
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Solution

## The correct option is C 1995 and 2001Average production (in 10000 tonnes) of 1996 and 1997 40+602=50. We shall find the average production (in 10000 tonnes) for each of the given alternative pairs: 2000 and 2001=50+752=62.5 1999 and 2000=65+502=57.5 1998 and 2000=45+502=47.5 1995 and 1999=25+652=45 1995 and 2001=25+752=50 ∴The average production of 1996 and 1997 is equal to the average production of 1995 and 2001.  Suggest Corrections  0      Similar questions  Related Videos   Arithmetic Mean and Range
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