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# The pie chart given below represents the number of stationery items sold in a month at a shop. If the total no. of items sold was 1080, find the number of pens, notebooks, books and other items sold.

A

Pens - 330; Notebooks - 320; Books - 195; Others - 235

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Pens - 360; Notebooks - 320; Books - 175; Others - 225

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C

Pens - 390; Notebooks - 300; Books - 175; Others - 215

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D

Pens - 225; Notebooks - 300; Books - 195, Others - 360

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Solution

## The correct option is B Pens - 360; Notebooks - 320; Books - 175; Others - 225 We know if x fraction of total items is shown on a pie chart, angle θ = x×360o ⇒​ x = θ360∘ ; where x =Number of particular items soldTotal number of items sold ∴​ Number of particular items sold = θ360∘​×1080 Pens =75∘360∘ ×1080 = 225 Notebooks =100∘360∘ ×1080 = 300​ Books = 65∘360∘ ×1080 = 195 Others = 120∘360∘ ×1080 = 360

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