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Data Interpretation for CAT | DI: Line Graphs

The question is from CAT Line Graphs. The revenues and growth rates of 4 divisions of Garbage Inc, an interesting company that specializes in waste management are given in the line graphs. Some questions about the total revenue and the share of a particular divison in revenue are asked. CAT Line Graphs is an important topic in CAT Exam, and we can expect one set from graphs in the CAT Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning section in the CAT Exam

Data Interpretation for CAT: Growth Rates - Line Graphs

The following graphs give the revenues and growth rates of 4 divisions of Garbage Inc, an interesting company that specializes in waste management:

Data Interpretation: Line Graphs

Data Interpretation: Line Graphs

Question 4: The profit margins by division in the years 2014 and 2015 are given in the table below. Find the yoy percentage growth in profits in 2015.
Data Interpretation: Line Graphs

  1. -3%
  2. -6%
  3. 2.4%
  4. 0%

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Explanatory Answer

Method of solving this CAT Question from Line Graphs: Lengthy calculations!

2014 and 2015 profits by division are as follows
Data Interpretation: Line Graphs

Data Interpretation: Line Graphs

Profits have gone from Rs. 110.1 Crores in 2014 to Rs. 106.8 Crores in 2015, a decline of 3%.

The question is "Find the yoy percentage growth in profits in 2015"

Hence, the answer is "-3%".

Chice A is the correct answer.

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