# Data Interpretation - Table Charts - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Table Charts - Table Chart 6 (Q.No. 4)

*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 |

4.

The percentage of 4AH batteries sold to the total number of batteries sold was maximum in the year?

Answer: Option

Explanation:

The percentages of sales of 4AH batteries to the total sales in different years are:

For 1992 = | 75 | x 100 | % = 13.81%. | ||

543 |

For 1993 = | 90 | x 100 | % = 17.05%. | ||

528 |

For 1994 = | 96 | x 100 | % = 18.29%. | ||

525 |

For 1995 = | 105 | x 100 | % = 20.59%. | ||

510 |

For 1996 = | 96 | x 100 | % = 19.35%. | ||

465 |

For 1997 = | 105 | x 100 | % = 21.21%. | ||

495 |

For 1998 = | 115 | x 100 | % = 19.01%. | ||

605 |

Clearly, the percentage is maximum in 1997.

Discussion:

15 comments Page 1 of 2.
Yashika said:
1 year ago

The Total sales are different in every time because it is the sum of all batteries in one year.

Prabandha said:
4 years ago

@Shivam

Please find that even it was mentioned 96 the value is calculated with 90/465 which is 19.35% and for 1997 it was 21.21% which is higher among all. So the answer is right. So its a type error. That's all.

Please find that even it was mentioned 96 the value is calculated with 90/465 which is 19.35% and for 1997 it was 21.21% which is higher among all. So the answer is right. So its a type error. That's all.

Chimi said:
4 years ago

Can anyone clarify how we got the denominator values?

Shubham Sharma said:
6 years ago

Yes, You are right @Shivam.

The Sales are taken wrong in 1996.

The Sales are taken wrong in 1996.

Shivam Kankani said:
6 years ago

The Answer should be C. Sales in 1996 is 90 and not 96.

Questian said:
7 years ago

In 1996, that is a number of sale of batteries is 90 not 96.

Pritam Banerjee said:
7 years ago

Is there any shortcut to tackle this? Please, anyone tell me.

Apporva said:
8 years ago

Is there any shortcut to solve this? Please tell me.

Sowmya said:
8 years ago

Is there any easy way to find the highest or 1 or 2 higher percentages?

Poonam said:
8 years ago

Please give me the answer with clear explanation.

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