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The population of a village is calculated by adding the number of male

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The population of a village is calculated by adding the number of males and the number of females.If this year male population increased by 10% as compared to last year, what is the net percentage change in total population of the village?

Statemement1: The number of females as compared with last year increased this year by 5%.
Statemement2: The ratio of the number of females and the males was 2:3 last year.
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New post 31 Jul 2017, 10:20
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Statement 1: no info on ratios between male and females. Insufficient

Statement 2: no info on percentage change for females.


Statement 1&2: we know that females make up 40% of the population, while male makes up 60%, (0.6×1.1+0.4*1.05)-1)x100=8% net increase

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