Question 43

Jambmaths question: 

The pie chart above shows the monthly distribution of a man’s salary on food items. If he spent N8000 on rice, how much did he spend on yam?

Option A: 

N18,000

Option B: 

N16,000

Option C: 

N12,000

Option D: 

N 24,000

Jamb Maths Solution: 

$\begin{align}  & \text{The angle subtend by yam } \\ & \text{is }{{360}^{\circ }}-({{70}^{\circ }}+{{50}^{\circ }}+{{80}^{\circ }})={{160}^{\circ }} \\ & \text{The amount spent on yam will} \\ & \frac{{{160}^{\circ }}}{{{80}^{\circ }}}\times N8000=N16,000 \\\end{align}$

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