# Data Interpretation - Bar Charts - Discussion

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

1.
What is the ratio of the total sales of branch B2 for both years to the total sales of branch B4 for both years?
2:3
3:5
4:5
7:9
Explanation:

 Required ratio = (75 + 65) = 140 = 7 . (85 + 95) 180 9

Discussion:
25 comments Page 1 of 3.

Mula Tarun said:   9 months ago
Yes, the Required ratio 7:9.
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Renren said:   11 months ago
How? Anyone explain the answer in detail.
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Baale wasiu said:   2 years ago
Please, can you explain it?
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Manish Babu said:   2 years ago
How 7:9 is to be the answer, how u calculate 140/180? Please explain me.
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Meghana said:   4 years ago
Please can explain it clearly.

How B2 is 75+65 and B4 is 85+95?

Sai Shankar said:   5 years ago
How come 7/9?

Badap said:   6 years ago
Yes, you are right @Pavani.
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Pavani said:   6 years ago
They asked total sales of B2 to the total sales of B4 so we took B2 in the numerator.
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Shyam said:   6 years ago
Both years are given that why? Please explain.
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Praveena said:   6 years ago
Why to take 75 and 65 is numerator? Please explain.
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