Two candidates contested an election. One candidate secured 53% of the votes polled and won the election by a margin of 5700 votes. Find the

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Two candidates contested an election. One candidate secured 53% of the votes polled and won the election by a margin of 5700 votes. Find the total number of votes polled. answer is not 10755

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Lydia 2 months 2021-10-04T20:04:39+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2021-10-04T20:06:14+00:00

    Answer:

    Step-by-step explanation:

    let the total votes be x

    5700/x = 53%

    5700/x = 53

    53x = 5700

    x = 5700/53

    x = 107.4

    hence the total number of votes shouldnt be decimal and it is absolutely wrong .

    SO THE QUESTION IS WRONG . CHECK IT ONCE MORE

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