SAT Math Multiple Choice Question 724: Answer and Explanation

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The graph above shows the number of applicants and finalists for a statewide college scholarship program over four consecutive years. For which year was the ratio of finalists to applicants the greatest?

  • A. 2010
  • B. 2011
  • C. 2012
  • D. 2013

Correct Answer: C

Explanation:

C

Data Analysis (tables) EASY

The ratio of applicants to finalists is simply the quotient of those two values, which we can calculate for each year.

(A) 8/25 = 0.32,

(B) 8/26 ≈ 0.31,

(C) 9/23 ≈ 0.39,

(D) 10/26 ≈ 0.38.

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