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In an election, one of the candidates received 62% of the votes casted and secured a majority of 228 votes.How many voted in the elecion? A)590 B)950 C)905 D)900

In an election, one of the candidates received 62% of the votes casted and secured a majority of 228 votes.How many voted in the elecion?
A)590
B)950
C)905
D)900

Grade:10

1 Answers

Arun
25763 Points
one year ago
Dear student
 
Let total votes = x
 
Hence votes individual = 62x/100 and 38x/100
 
Now
 
(62x -38x)/100 = 228
 
24x = 22800
x = 950
 
Hence option B is correct

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