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# The sale of electric bulbs on different days of a week is shown below :

Observe the pictograph and answer the following questions :

(a) How many bulbs were sold on Friday?

(b) On which day were the maximum number of bulbs sold?

(c) On which of the days same number of bulbs were sold?

(d) On which of the days minimum number of bulbs were sold?

(e) If one big carton can hold 9 bulbs. How many cartons were needed in the given week?

**Solution:**

We use the concept of data handling to answer the given questions.

(a) On Friday, a total of 14 bulbs were sold.

(b) On Sunday, a total of 18 bulbs were sold.

Hence, the maximum number of bulbs was sold on Sunday.

(c) 8 bulbs are sold on Wednesday and Saturday.

Hence, on both Wednesday and Saturday, an equal number of bulbs were sold.

(d) 8 bulbs are sold on Wednesday and Saturday.

Hence, the Minimum number of bulbs was sold on Wednesday and Saturday.

(e) A total of 86 bulbs were sold in the given week.

⇒ 12 + 16 + 8 + 10 + 14 + 8 + 18 = 86

Since one big carton can hold 9 bulbs, we would require

⇒ 86/9 ≈ 10 cartons

∴ 10 cartons were needed in the given week.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 9 Exercise 9.1 Question 6

## The sale of electric bulbs on different days of a week is shown below: Observe the pictograph and answer the following questions: (a) How many bulbs were sold on Friday? (b) On which day were the maximum number of bulbs sold? (c) On which of the day's same number of bulbs were sold? (d) On which of the day's minimum number of bulbs were sold? (e) If one big carton can hold 9 bulbs. How many cartons were needed in the given week?

**Summary:**

Using the concept of data handling, we can conclude that (a) 14 bulbs were sold on Friday (b) the maximum number of bulbs sold was on Sunday (c) the same number of bulbs were sold on Wednesday and Saturday (d) the minimum number of bulbs were sold on Wednesday and Saturday and (e) 10 cartons were needed in the given week to hold 86 bulbs.

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