Question

There were two candidate in an election. 15% of the total voters did not cast their votes whereas 10% of the casting votes were declared invalid. If the winning candidate received 60% of the total votes and won by 3840 votes then find out the total number of Voters?

A 5,000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 8,000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C 6,000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D 4,000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Let the total voters be 100 Number of casted votes = 85 Number of valid votes = 90/100 × 85 = 76.5 Winning candidates got 60% of total votes = 60 Looser candidates got = 76.5 – 60 = 16.5 Difference between winning and looser candidates votes = 3,480 60 – 16.5 = 43.5 43.5 unit = 3,480 100 = 3480/43.5 × 100 = 8000 Total number of voters = Rs 8,000

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