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The proportion of male students and the proportion of vegetarian students in a school are given below. The school has a total of 800 students, 80% of whom are in the secondary section and rest equally divided between class 1 and 12.

What is the percentage of vegetarian students in class 12?

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The total number of male students 0.475 * 800 = 380

The vegetarian students in the school 0.53 * 800 = 424.

The number of students in secondary section is 640 of which 0.55 * 440 = 352 are vegetarian.

Similarly, we can calculate,

Percentage of male students in secondary section = 288/640 * 100 ≈ 45%.

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The proportion of male students and the proportion of vegetarian students in a school are given below. The school has a total of 800 students, 80% of whom are in the secondary section and rest equally divided between class 1 and 12.

In class 12, twenty five percent of the vegetarians are male. What is the difference between the number of female vegetarians and male non vegetarians?

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

The total number of male students 0.475 * 800 = 380

The vegetarian students in the school 0.53 * 800 = 424.

The number of students in secondary section is 640 of which 0.55 * 440 = 352 are vegetarian.

Similarly, we can calculate,

From the above table male vegetarians = 8

Female vegetarians = 24

So, their difference is = 16.

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The proportion of male students and the proportion of vegetarian students in a school are given below. The school has a total of 800 students, 80% of whom are in the secondary section and rest equally divided between class 1 and 12.

What is the percentage of male students in the secondary section?

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The total number of male students 0.475 * 800 = 380

The vegetarian students in the school 0.53 * 800 = 424.

The number of students in secondary section is 640 of which 0.55 * 440 = 352 are vegetarian.

Similarly, we can calculate,

Percentage of vegetarian students in class 12 = 32/80* 100 = 40%.

4. Answer the following questions based on the information given below:The proportion of male students and the proportion of vegetarian students in a school are given below. The school has a total of 800 students, 80% of whom are in the secondary section and rest equally divided between class 1 and 12.

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In the secondary section, 50% of the students are vegetarian males. Which of the following statement is correct:

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

The total number of male students 0.475 * 800 = 380

The vegetarian students in the school 0.53 * 800 = 424.

The number of students in secondary section is 640 of which 0.55 * 440 = 352 are vegetarian.

Similarly, we can calculate,

The number of vegetarian males in class 12 = 0.25 * 32 = 8

=> The number of non vegetarian males is 40. Number of vegetarian females is 24.

Required difference = 16.

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Four sisters- Suvarna, Tara, Uma and Vibha are playing a game such that the loser doubles the money of each of the other players from her share. They played four games and each sister lost one game in alphabetical order. At the end of fourth game, each sister has Rs. 32.

How many rupees did Suvarns start with?