# Data Interpretation - Table Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Table Charts - Table Chart 6 (Q.No. 3)
Directions to Solve

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 1992 75 144 114 102 108 543 1993 90 126 102 84 126 528 1994 96 114 75 105 135 525 1995 105 90 150 90 75 510 1996 90 75 135 75 90 465 1997 105 60 165 45 120 495 1998 115 85 160 100 145 605

3.
What is the difference in the number of 35AH batteries sold in 1993 and 1997?
24000
28000
35000
39000
Explanation:

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

Discussion:
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Why do you multiply by 1000?

Hi friend I'm dhanam

Anyone can explain why do we multiply with 1000 ?

Number of bateries are in thousands that is why we mulplied it by thousands.

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

Hi friend I'm krishna mohan.

Number of bateries are in thousands that is why we mulplied it by thousands.

Daljit said:   10 years ago
Because its clearly mentioned that calculation of sold batteries is in thousands. Read carefully.

Srujana said:   10 years ago
Why do you multiply by 1000?

Sethu said:   10 years ago
Why do we multiply 1000 with the answer?