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The following table gives the sales of batteries manufactured by a company over the years.

Number of Different Types of Batteries Sold by a Company Over the Years (Numbers in Thousands)

Year Types of Batteries
4AH 7AH 32AH 35AH 55AH Total
199275144114102108543
19939012610284126528
19949611475105135525
1995105901509075510
199690751357590465
19971056016545120495
199811585160100145605

3. 

What is the difference in the number of 35AH batteries sold in 1993 and 1997?

[A]. 24000
[B]. 28000
[C]. 35000
[D]. 39000

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Required difference = [(84 - 45) x 1000] = 39000.


Deepika said: (Dec 16, 2010)  
Why do you multiply by 1000?

Dhanam said: (Dec 20, 2010)  
Hi friend I'm dhanam

please help me why do multiply with 1000 please explain.

Shri said: (Jan 11, 2011)  
Anyone can explain why do we multiply with 1000 ?

Laji said: (May 20, 2011)  
Number of bateries are in thousands that is why we mulplied it by thousands.

Subhasish said: (Sep 15, 2011)  
Read the heading carefully.

"Number of Different Types of Batteries Sold by a Company Over the Years (Numbers in Thousands) ".

Krishna said: (Jan 20, 2012)  
Hi friend I'm krishna mohan.

Please help me why do multiply with 1000 please explain.

Teju said: (Mar 8, 2012)  
Number of bateries are in thousands that is why we mulplied it by thousands.

Daljit said: (Jun 5, 2014)  
Because its clearly mentioned that calculation of sold batteries is in thousands. Read carefully.

Srujana said: (Sep 3, 2014)  
Why do you multiply by 1000?

Sethu said: (Sep 7, 2014)  
Why do we multiply 1000 with the answer?

Phionah said: (Nov 17, 2014)  
Because no of batteries sold are expressed in thousands.

Imthiyas said: (Jul 3, 2015)  
Please help me, why should do we multiply 1000 with the answers?

Anonymous said: (Dec 5, 2015)  
Please read the question carefully.

It is clearly mentioned that number of batteries sold is in thousands.

Deena said: (Sep 25, 2017)  
Why 84-45? Explain in detail.

Oreva said: (Feb 6, 2018)  
@Deena when they say difference it means subtraction.

So you subtract the sales of batteries in the years mentioned.

That is why we have 84-45.

Pavan said: (May 22, 2018)  
Why we multiply by 100? Please explain.

Uday Kiran said: (Jun 8, 2018)  
1000 multiplied because the Answer digit's in thousands.

Rita Karad said: (Jul 28, 2018)  
(Numbers in Thousands) that's why its multiplied by 1000.

Nirmala said: (Sep 16, 2018)  
Why we multiply it with 1000?

Sunil Kumar said: (May 16, 2019)  
Agree @Nirmala.

Please anyone clear it.

Nayana Hm said: (Sep 26, 2020)  
Hi All.

35AH batteries sold in the year 1993 is 84.
35AH batteries sold in the year 1997 is 45.

Difference = 84-45=39.

A number of Different Types of Batteries Sold by a Company Over the Years (Numbers in Thousands)as given in the main question.

39 * 1000 = 39000.

Hope it's clear.

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