# Data Interpretation - Bar Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Bar Charts - Bar Chart 1 (Q.No. 2)
Directions to Solve

The bar graph given below shows the sales of books (in thousand number) from six branches of a publishing company during two consecutive years 2000 and 2001.

Sales of Books (in thousand numbers) from Six Branches - B1, B2, B3, B4, B5 and B6 of a publishing Company in 2000 and 2001.

2.
Total sales of branch B6 for both the years is what percent of the total sales of branches B3 for both the years?
68.54%
71.11%
73.17%
75.55%
Explanation:

Required percentage
 = (70 + 80) x 100 % (95 + 110)
 = 150 x 100 % 205
= 73.17%.

Discussion:
17 comments Page 1 of 2.

Abhi said:   3 months ago
150/205 is both divided by 5 results 30/41 it gives 72.75 equal to 73% approximately.

Ajith said:   1 year ago
How did it come 95+110 on the denominator? Please explain to me.
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Athemistia said:   2 years ago
Thank you very much for explaining the answer.

Sid_thakur said:   2 years ago
Thanks all for explaining the answer.

Sahil khatwani said:   2 years ago
Thanks @Harish.

Aleena said:   4 years ago
We have to multiply by 100% because acc to the question it is asked what percent of the total sales branches.
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Tashi said:   4 years ago
Why we have to multiply by 100%?
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Sandesh said:   7 years ago
@Harihar.

How it is 3000/41 = 74.63?

It must be 73.17.
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Krishna said:   7 years ago
@Harish.

In your calculation, how you got 1500? Explain me.
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Harihar Dash said:   7 years ago
The answer worked out to 73.17% seems incorrect.

150/205 * 100 = 30/41 * 100.
=> 3000/41= 74.63%.