7th Class Mathematics Comparing Quantities Question Bank Comparing Quantities

  • question_answer 14) In an election between two candidates, the candidate who gets 30% of the votes got 10000 more votes than his nearest rival who got 20% votes. What is the number of votes polled?

    A)  30000                         

    B)  1,00,000      

    C)  20,000            

    D)  45,000

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    (b) Let total votes polled be\[x\]. Winning candidate got 30% votes. So, \[\frac{30x}{100}-\frac{20x}{100}=10000\] \[\Rightarrow \]\[x=10000\times \frac{100}{10}=100000\]

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