ACEM Hardware purchased 5,000 gallons of paint in March. The store had 1,500 gallons on hand at the beginning of March, and expects to have 1,000 gallons on hand at the end of March. What is the budgeted number of gallons to be sold during March?
a) 3,500.
b) 4,500.
c) 5,000.
d) 5,500.
e 7,500.