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The chart below shows data about the number of employees at PepdiCO, a popular beverage company.$$2012$$$$2013$$$$2014$$Total Employees$$1,670$$$$1,890$$$$2,110$$Percent Male$$65\%$$$$60\%$$$$55\%$$Percent Female$$35\%$$$$40\%$$$$45\%$$If the number of male and female employees decreases and increases by $$5\%$$ respectively, approximately how many male employees will work at PepdiCO in $$2015$$?

A
1,515  B
1,398  C
1,282  D
1,165  Solution

The correct option is B $$1,165$$As per data seen in table data total employees of $$2012$$ is $$1670, 2013$$ is $$1890$$ and $$2014$$ is $$2110$$ work in pepdicoThen difference of total employees $$2012$$ and $$2013=1890-1670=220$$And difference of total employees $$2013$$ and $$2014=2110-1890=220$$As per trend the total employees $$2015=2110+220=2330$$As per given in question, male and female employees decreases and increases by $$5\%$$ respectively.In $$2014$$ male employees are $$55\%$$. Then male employees in $$2015$$ are $$55-5=50\%$$Then total male employees work in PepdiCo in $$2015=$$ $$\dfrac{50}{100}\times 2330=1165$$Maths

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