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# This graph shows the percent of students who dropped out of school after completing High School. The point labelled A shows that, in 1996, about 4.7% of students dropped out.

(a) In which year was the dropout the rate highest? In which year was it the lowest?

(b) When did the per cent of students who dropped out of high school first fall below 5%?

(c) About what per cent of students dropped out of high school in 2007? About what percent of students stayed in high school in 2008?

**Solution:**

(a) The dropout rate was highest in the year 1990 and it was 6.2%. Dropout rate was lowest in the year 2000 and it was 4.0%.

(b)The dropout rate fell below 5% for the first time in the year 1996.

(c) The dropout rate in 2007 was approximately 4.7%. The percent of students who stayed in high school in 2008 was approximately 95.5%.

**✦ Try This: **This graph shows the per cent of students who dropped out of school after completing High School. Answer the questions below the graph.

(a) In which year was the the dropout rate the highest? In which year was it the lowest?

(b) When did the per cent of students who dropped out of high school first fall below

2.5%?

(c) About what per cent of students dropped out of high school in 2017? About what percent of students stayed in high school in 2018?

(a)The dropout rate is highest in the year 2009(3.0%). It was the lowest in the year 2014(2.0%)

(b) The dropout rate fell below 2.5% for the first time in the year 2012

(c)The dropout rate in 2017 was 2.4%. The percentage of students that stayed in 2018 was 97.7%.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 15

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 12 Problem 77**

## This graph shows the per cent of students who dropped out of school after completing High School. The point labelled A shows that, in 1996, about 4.7% of students dropped out. (a) In which year was the dropout the rate highest? In which year was it the lowest? (b) When did the per cent of students who dropped out of high school first fall below 5%? (c) About what per cent of students dropped out of high school in 2007? About what percent of students stayed in high school in 2008?

**Summary:**

The graph in the problem statement shows the drop out rate of the students after completing their high school.

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