# A car seller collects the following data of cars sold in his shop

Colour of Car Number of Cars Sold

Red 15

Black 20

White 17

Silver 12

Others 9

(a) Which colour of the car is most liked?

(b) Which measure of central tendency was used in (a)?

**Solution:**

Given, the table represents the different colour of cars and number of cars sold.

(a) we have to determine the colour of the car which is most liked.

From the __data__,

15 red cars are sold

20 black cars are sold

17 white cars are sold

12 silver cars are sold

9 other cars are sold

We observe that maximum value is for the black car

Therefore, black colour car is most liked.

(b) we have to determine the measure of central tendency used in (a)

__Mode__ is the observation that occurs most frequently in the data.

A mode is defined as the value that has a higher frequency in a given set of data.

We observe that maximum sold car is black.

Therefore, mode is the measure of central tendency used in (a)

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## A car seller collects the following data of cars sold in his shop (a) Which colour of the car is most liked (b) Which measure of central tendency was used in (a)

**Summary:**

A car seller collects the following data of cars sold in his shop (a) Black colour car is most liked, (b) Mode is the measure of central tendency was used in (a)

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