Discussion :: Percentage

In an election between two candidates, one got 55% of the total valid votes, 20% of the votes were invalid. If the total number of votes was 7500, the number of valid votes that the other candidate got, was:
Answer : Option A
Explanation :
Number of valid votes = 80% of 7500 = 6000.
Valid votes polled by other candidate = 45% of 6000
= [ \(\frac { 45 } { 100} \) x 6000 ] = 2700
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