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Consider the following table that shows the number (in lakhs) of different sizes of LED television sets sold by a company over the last seven years from $2012$ to $2018$. Answer the question based on the data contained in the table:

Sale of LED Television sets (in lakhs) of different sizes (in inches)

What was the approximate percentage increase/decrease in the sales of $32$-inch LED Television sets in $2017$ compared to that in $2013$?

  1. $36 \%$
  2. $56 \%$
  3. $57 \%$
  4. $64 \%$
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approximate percentage increase/decrease in the sales of 3232-inch LED Television sets in 2017 compared to that in 2013

=(175-112)*100/112=56.25%

Which is near to 56% rather than 57%

So Right answer is B 56%
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Option(2): 56%
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For 32-inch LED in 2017 sale is 175 and in 2013 it is 112, so clearly it is percentage increase from 2013 to 2017.

Therefore, formula for percentage increase is:

Increase = New number - Original number

Percentage increase = Increase ÷ Original number * 100

%increase= (175-112)/112*100

Therefore it is 56%.

Hence option B is correct.

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