CAT 1998 Question Paper Question 6


The following table gives the quantities of apples (in tonnes) arriving at New Delhi market from various states in a particular year. The month in which demand was more than supply, the additional demand was met by the stock from cold storage. 

Question 6

Using the data in the earlier question, if there were 250 trees per hectare, then how many hectares of land was used?


In the earlier question, we determined that we needed 12.36 million trees per year.
Each hectare has 250 trees.

So, number of hectares of land used is $$\frac{12.36*1000000}{250} \approx 49450$$

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