In an election, 1200 total votes were cast for the 3 candidates. The second-place candidate received 155 fewer votes than the winner and 200 votes more than the third-place candidate. How many votes did the winner receive?

Guest Jul 6, 2022

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Let \(x\) be the number of votes that the second-place candidate receives.

We have the equation: \((x - 200) + x + (x + 155) = 1200\)

Now, just solve for x and add 155.

BuilderBoi Jul 6, 2022

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Best Answer

Let \(x\) be the number of votes that the second-place candidate receives.

We have the equation: \((x - 200) + x + (x + 155) = 1200\)

Now, just solve for x and add 155.

BuilderBoi Jul 6, 2022