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A candidate got 47500 votes in an election and was defeated by his opponent by amargin of 5000 votes. If there were only two candidates and no votes were

declaredinvalid, find the percentage of votes obtained by the winning candidate.



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Vote gain by winner candidate = 47500 + 5000 = 52500
so total vote in the election = 52500 + 47500 = 100000
so percentage of vote obtained by winner candidate
                                                = (52500/100000)×100
                                                = 52.5 %
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