## In an election between 2 candidates, bhiku gets 65% of the total valid votes. if the total votes were 6000, what is the number of valid vote

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In an election between 2 candidates, bhiku gets 65% of the total valid votes. if the total votes were 6000, what is the number of valid votes that the other candidate mhatre gets if 25% of the total votes were declared invalid ?

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Answer:Total votes = 6000

Invalid votes = 25% of 6000 = 0.25 × 6000

= 1500

Therefore valid votes = 6000 – 1500 = 4500

Bhiku gets 65% of the valid votes.

=> Mhatre gets 35% of the valid votes.

Therefore votes got by Mhatre = 35% of 4500

= 35/100 × 4500 = 1575.