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# Observe this bar graph which is showing the sale of shirts in a ready made shop from Monday to Saturday.

Now answer the following questions:

(a) What information does the above bar graph give?

(b) What is the scale chosen on the horizontal line representing number of shirts?

(c) On which day was the maximum number of shirts sold? How many shirts were dols on that day?

(d) On which day was the minimum number of shirts sold?

(e) How many shirts were sold on Thursday?

Answer :

The parts of the questions are solved below:

(a) The bar graph represents the number of shirts sold from Monday to Saturday.

(b) The scale of the horizontal line representing the number of shirts is chosen as:

1 unit = 5 shirts

(c) From the given bar graph we can observe that,

The maximum shirts were sold on Saturday with a total number of 60 shirts.

(d) From the given bar graph we can observe that,

The minimum shirts were sold on Tuesday with a total number of 10 shirts.

(e) 35 shirts were sold on Thursday.

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