# How Many Number of Votes Polled? If

In an election of two candidates, the candidate who gets 41% votes is rejected by a majority of 2412 votes. Find the total number of votes polled?

- 4200
- 21000
- 13400
- None of these

**Answer: (3) 13400**

**Explanation:-**

Let the total number of vote = X

Percentage of votes secured by opposite candidate = 100 – 41

= 59 %.

Difference of both votes in % = 59 – 41

= 18 %

Then, 18 % of X = 2412

X x 18/100 = 2412

9 X/50 = 2412

9 X = 2412 x 50

X = 2412 x 50/9

X = 120600/9

X = 13400

Hence, the total number of votes polled is 13400.