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## ML Aggarwal Index Number and Moving Averages ISC Class-11 Maths Solutions Chapter-3

Board | ISC |

Class | 11 |

Subject | Mathematics |

Ch-3, Sec-C | Index Number and Moving Averages |

Session | 2024-25 |

Topics | Solutions of ML Aggarwal |

### Index Number and Moving Averages

**Index N****umber : **An index number is a statistical device for measuring changes in the magnitude of a group of related variables. It represents the general trend of diverging ratios from which it is calculated.

According to Croxton and Cowden, “Index numbers are devices for measuring difference in the magnitude of a group of related variables.”

**Consumer Price Index or Cost of Living Index Number :**

The consumer price index is the index number which measures the averages change in prices paid by the specific class of consumers for goods and services consumed by them in the current year in comparison with base year.

**Construction of Consumer Price Index :**

- Selection of the consumer class
- Information about the family budget
- Choice of base year
- Information about prices
- Weightage – There are two ways of according weights
- Quantity weight
- Expenditure weight

**Wholesale Price Index (WPI) :**

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) measures the relative changes in the prices of commodities traded in the wholesale markets. In India, the wholesale price index numbers are constructed on weekly basis.

**Industrial Production Ind****ex :**

The index number of industrial production measures changes in the level of industrial production comprising many industries. It includes the production of the public and the private sector. It is a weighted average of quantity relatives.

**Agricultural Production Index :**

Index number of agricultural production is weighted average of quantity relatives.

**Sensex **Sensex is the index showing changes in the Indian stock market. It is a short form of a Bombay Stock Exchange sensitive index. It is constructed with 1978-79 as the reference year or the base year. It consists of 30 stocks of leading companies in the country.

**Purpose of Constructing Index Number**

- Purpose of constructing index number of prices is to know the relative change or percentage in the price level over time. A rising general price level over time is a pointer towards inflation, while a falling general price level over time is a pointer towards deflation.
- Purpose of constructing index number of quantity is to know relative change or percentage change in the quantum or volume of output of different goods and services. A rising index of quantity suggests a rising level of economic activity and vice-versa.

**Exe-3.1**

ML Aggarwal Index Number and Moving Averages ISC Class-11 Maths Understanding Solutions Chapter-3

**Exe-3.2**

Index Number and Moving Averages ISC Class-11 Maths Solutions Chapter-3

**Chapter Test**

Index Number and Moving Averages ISC Class-11 Maths Solutions Chapter-3

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