Q: How do I know if the Battery needs replaced?

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I left the lights on and ran the battery totally down. I jump started the car and as soon as I put it in gear it died, I jumped it off again and let it run and took it to the auto store. They checked the battery and said it was good just showed needing a charge. They jumped me off and every time I went to pull out it would die. Then they checked again and it showed bad battery. I finally got it started and drove it home and put it on the charger. it charged to 100% and the car started. How can I tell if that's all it needed or if it is needing replaced or something else?

My car has 195000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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