Instructions

The graph below shows the end of the month market values of 4 shares for the period from January to June. Answer the following questions based on this graph.

Question 64

In which month was the greatest percentage increase in market value for any share recorded?

Solution

To answer this question, let us calculate the highest percentage increase in market value of each share.

For share A, the highest percentage increase in market value is from Feb to March and equals 110/90 -1 = 22.22%
For share B, the highest percentage increase in market value is from Jan to Feb and equals 75/70 -1 = 7.14%
For share C, the highest percentage increase in market value is from Feb to March and equals 60/55 -1 = 9.09%
For share D, the highest percentage increase in market value is from Jan to Feb and equals 50/40 -1 = 25%

Hence, the required answer is February and the required share is share D

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