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In an election between two candidates, the winner got 65% of the total votes cast and won the election by a majority of 2748 votes. What is the total number of votes cast if no vote is declared invalid?

A. 8580

B. 8720

C. 9000

D. 9160

Answer: Option D

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Winner gets 65% of valid votes and loser gets 35% of votes
Difference between this two = 2748
(65-35)% = 2748
30% = 2748
Total number of voters, 100%
= $$\frac{{2748 \times 100}}{{30}}$$
= 9160

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Comments ( 3 )

  1. Rohan Sen
    Rohan Sen :
    7 months ago

    65% of x - 35% of x =2748
    30% of x =2748
    30/100 × x =2748
    x = 2748 × 100/30
    x = 9160

  2. Satparkash Pannu
    Satparkash Pannu :
    2 years ago

    please change the data in the Que, put as per solution

  3. Anum Mehmood
    Anum Mehmood :
    3 years ago

    how is it possible plz hep me

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