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In a straight contest,the loser polled 42% votes and lost by 14400 votes.find the total number of votes polled.if the total number of eligible voters was 1

lakh , find what percentage of voters did not vote.


Let the total number of votes polled be x x-42%=14400 x-42/100=14400 x-42=1440000 x=1440000 + 42 1440042 Therefore total number of votes polled=1440042 Hey I am able to solve it till here only hope this much helps you ☺
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