In the general elections, the parties 1, 2 and 3 got votes as 45, 12 and 43% respectively. If a total of 16000 people voted, then by what number of votes did the coalition of party 2 and 3 win ?



In the general elections, the parties 1, 2 and 3 got votes as 45, 12 and 43% respectively. If a total of 16000 people voted, then by what number of votes did the coalition of party 2 and 3 win ?

A. 1700

B. 1400

C. 1600

D. 1650

Answer : C. 1600...

Explanation:


    Party 2 and 3 Got 12 and 43% Respectively = 55% as a whole.
    55% of 16000 = 8800 and Party 1 got 45% Vote = 45% of 16000 = 7200.
    Margin of Votes = 8800 - 7200 = 1600


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