# Data Interpretation - Bar Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Bar Charts - Bar Chart 1 (Q.No. 4)

*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.

4.

What is the average sales of all the branches (in thousand numbers) for the year 2000?

Answer: Option

Explanation:

Average sales of all the six branches (in thousand numbers) for the year 2000

= | 1 | x [80 + 75 + 95 + 85 + 75 + 70] |

6 |

= 80.

Discussion:

15 comments Page 1 of 2.
Agatha said:
1 month ago

@Sripadh.

The 1/6 is the number of all the sales in 2000. It's from B1 to B6 that's why you divide with 6.

If it's sale B1 to B3 then you divide with 1/3. That's how it goes. If the sales is up to 10 and it says to find it per cent.

Then B1 to B10, it will be 1/10. You divide the total by 10.

The 1/6 is the number of all the sales in 2000. It's from B1 to B6 that's why you divide with 6.

If it's sale B1 to B3 then you divide with 1/3. That's how it goes. If the sales is up to 10 and it says to find it per cent.

Then B1 to B10, it will be 1/10. You divide the total by 10.

Arjun gujjar said:
2 months ago

Agree, the right answer is 80.

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Supriya said:
3 months ago

Agree, the right answer is 80.

Wasihun Akeberegn said:
6 months ago

I am not getting this. Please explain to me clearly.

Thungjano humtsoe said:
7 months ago

How come 1/6? Please explain me.

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Cynthia said:
2 years ago

Thanks all for given simple and clear answer.

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Sandeep solanki said:
2 years ago

Add all branches in (2000)/total no of branches in (2000)

80 + 75 + 95 + 85 + 75 + 70/6 = 80.

80 + 75 + 95 + 85 + 75 + 70/6 = 80.

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Indhulekha J said:
3 years ago

Avg = total/no of branches.

= 80 + 75 + 95 + 85 + 75 + 70(for year 2000)/6.

= 80 + 75 + 95 + 85 + 75 + 70(for year 2000)/6.

Adi said:
3 years ago

@Sripadh.

1/6 is done to take average of all the branches for that year.

1/6 is done to take average of all the branches for that year.

Saranya said:
4 years ago

I think 1/6 for 2000 and for 2011.

I think 11/6 so, I get the answer 546.66.

I think 11/6 so, I get the answer 546.66.

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