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Solve the problem by stating the equation you would use to solve and then solving it. Be sure to show work... In a local election, 25,800 people voted. Thius was an increase of 5% over the last election. How many people voted in thne last election? Round to the nearest whole person.
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Solve the problem by stating the equation you would use to solve and then solving it. Be sure to show work... In a local election, 25,800 people voted. Thius was an increase of 5% over the last election. How many people voted in thne last election? Round to the nearest whole person.
 one year ago
 one year ago

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apple_piBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
25800 = original + 5% increase of original = 1*original + 0.05*original can you find the original now?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
let x be no of people voting last yr.....increase in 5 % means (1+0.05)x....which is given as 25800
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