CLAT Sample Paper CLAT Sample Paper-2

  • question_answer
    A candidate gets 71% of votes and wins the election by 765 votes. If there are two candidates, then the total numbers of votes is

    A)  1800  

    B)  1850

    C)  1860   

    D)  1812

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Let total votes be \[x\]. \[72%\] of  \[x-29%\] of  \[x=756\] \[\Rightarrow \] \[\frac{71x}{100}-\frac{29x}{100}=756\] \[\Rightarrow \] \[42x=75600\] \[\Rightarrow \] \[x=\frac{75600}{42}\] \[\therefore \] \[x=1800\]

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