Percentage Mcqs

Q.  In an election between two candidates 75 % of the voters cast their votes. Out of which 2 % of the voters were declared invalid. A candidate got 9261 votes which were 75 % of the total valid votes. The total number of voters enrolled in that election was:__________?

a. 10000
b. 16400
c. 16800
d. 18000


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Let the enrolled votes be x,

Votes cast = (75/100 × x) = 3x/4

Valid votes = (98/100 × 3x/4)

= 147x/200 75/100 × 147x/200 = 9261

=> 441x = (9261 × 800)

=> x = 16800
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