# Data Interpretation - Bar Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Bar Charts - Bar Chart 2 (Q.No. 2)
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The bar graph given below shows the foreign exchange reserves of a country (in million US \$) from 1991 - 1992 to 1998 - 1999.

Foreign Exchange Reserves Of a Country. (in million US \$)

2.
The foreign exchange reserves in 1997-98 was how many times that in 1994-95?
0.7
1.2
1.4
1.5
Explanation:

 Required ratio = 5040 = 1.5. 3360

Discussion:
11 comments Page 1 of 2.

Rohan said:   3 years ago
Why did we do that? Please explain.

Dharma said:   3 years ago
@Phantomz.

5040 value is given in the graph. Please note it.

Phantomz said:   3 years ago
Anybody how we got 5040?
(1)

Akilan said:   5 years ago
I didn't understand this.

Tenzin Rabgay said:   5 years ago
I didn't get how we get 5040/3360. Please explain in detail.

Afroz Farhan said:   6 years ago
5040/3360 =504/336 =168/112 =3/2 =1.5,
Hence required ratio is 1.5.

Yes said:   8 years ago
@Manoj Kumar Maheshwari.

5040/3360 ---> Common dividend 3
=168/112.

Then,

112)168(1.5
-112
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560
-560
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0.

Singhbip said:   9 years ago
This is the shortcut. What @Manoj has told?

Dinesh said:   10 years ago
How to solve this problem?