# A survey was conducted in four cities in which participants were asked to vote for the best cricket player in the country. The following table shows t

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A survey was conducted in four cities in which participants were asked to vote for the best cricket player in the country. The following table shows the number of votes given to the four players in each of the cities. Answer the following questions using the information provided.

 Player Delhi Mumbai Kolkata Chennai Sachin 125 225 75 100 Rahul 100 175 125 175 Virendra 250 125 100 75 Mahendra 25 75 200 50

If one of the voters from all the four cities is randomly selected, what are the chances that he either “belongs to Mumbai and voted for Mahendra” or “belongs to Chennai and voted for Virendra”?

1. 8.75 %
2. 7.5 %
3. 6.25 %
4. 5 %

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 7.5 %

Given:

 Player Delhi Mumbai Kolkata Chennai Sachin 125 225 75 100 Rahul 100 175 125 175 Virendra 250 125 100 75 Mahendra 25 75 200 50

Formula used:

Calculation:

Total votes  = 500 + 600 + 500 + 400 = 2000

He either “belongs to Mumbai and voted for Mahendra” or “belongs to Chennai and voted for Virendra”

⇒ 75 + 75

⇒ 150

Required percentage

⇒ (150/2000) × 100

⇒ 7.5

∴ The chances of he either “belongs to Mumbai and voted for Mahendra” or “belongs to Chennai and voted for Virendra” is 7.5%.