Percentage Mcqs

Q.  In a college election, a candidate secured 62 % of the votes and is elected by a majority of 144 votes. The total number of votes polled is:________?

a. 600
b. 800
c. 925
d. 1200


ANSWER: See Answer
 
(62 % of x – 38 % of x) = 144

or 24 % of x = 144

x = 14400/24 = 600
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