# In an election there were three candidates 1st candidate got 3/7 of total votes , the 2nd candidate got 2/5 of total votes . Find the fraction of votes which third candidate got ? also tell the winner.

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1st candidate got 3/7 of x = 3/7

2nd candidate got 2/5 of x = 2/5

⇒ 3/7 + 2/5 +x = 1

⇒ (15 + 14 +35x) /35 = 1

⇒ 29 + 35x = 35

⇒ 35x = 35 - 29

⇒ 35x = 6

⇒ x = 6/35

∴ The fraction of votes the 3rd candidate received = 6/35