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Find the number of voted polled by winning candidates?

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In an election between two candidates, the one who got 30% of the votes polled is defeated by 1500 votes. Find the number of voted polled by winning candidates?

posted Jan 12, 2016 by Ritika Sharma

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Let's A is defeater and B is winner candidate.
A+1500=B.....................(i)
A=30%(A+B)................(ii)
simplify (i0 and (ii)
A=1125
B=A+1500=1125+1500=2625
Ans :Number of votes polled by winning (B) candidate is 2625

answer Jan 12, 2016 by Jaikumar Bhatia



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