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Maya and Sally were the two finalists in a singing competition. The person with the most votes from the audience was chosen as the winner. Sally received 25% of the total votes and lost by 62,500 votes. No person in the audience was allowed to vote more than once. The equation below represents this situation, where y is the total number of votes cast and x is the number of votes Maya received.
x  62,500 = 0.25y
If a total of 125,000 people voted, how many votes did Maya receive?
 2 years ago
Maya and Sally were the two finalists in a singing competition. The person with the most votes from the audience was chosen as the winner. Sally received 25% of the total votes and lost by 62,500 votes. No person in the audience was allowed to vote more than once. The equation below represents this situation, where y is the total number of votes cast and x is the number of votes Maya received. x  62,500 = 0.25y If a total of 125,000 people voted, how many votes did Maya receive?

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nishika17
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0See the equation is already given ,you simply have to substitute y = 125,000 And you will get y as = 93,750
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