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The bar chart shows different colours of cars passing a particular point of a certain street in two minutes. What fraction of the cars is yellow

Options

A) \(\frac{1}{5}\)

B) \(\frac{2}{25}\)

C) \(\frac{4}{15}\)

D) \(\frac{3}{25}\)

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

\(\begin{array}{c|c} \text{colour of cars} & \text{Number (frequency)} \\ \hline yellow & 3 \\white & 4\\ red & 8\\ green & 2\\ blue & 6\\ black & 2\\ \hline & 25 \\ \hline\end{array}\)

Thus, the fraction of the total numbers that are yellow is \(\frac{3}{25}\)


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  • \(\begin{array}{c|c} \text{colour of cars} & \text{Number (frequency)} \\ \hline yellow & 3 \\white & 4\\ red & 8\\ green & 2\\ blue & 6\\ black & 2\\ \hline & 25 \\ \hline\end{array}\)

    Thus, the fraction of the total numbers that are yellow is \(\frac{3}{25}\)

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