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Two candidates fought an election. One got 65% of votes and won by 450 votes. How many total votes were polled?

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Two candidates fought an election. One got 65% of votes and won by 450 votes. How many total votes were polled?
posted Oct 7, 2016 by anonymous

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Let X = total number of votes polled,
Then, I can write the following equation:
(X x 0,65 ) - ( X x 0,35) = 450

Solving the above equation X = 1500 votes

answer Oct 16, 2016 by anonymous
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1500 votes were polled

answer Oct 7, 2016 by Jaganathan



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