anonymous
  • anonymous
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? Do not enter comma for placeholder values.
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katieb
  • katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
y is the total numbers of votes cast, this is 125000 people. you fill this in and solve for x, which is the amount of votes Maya recieved
anonymous
  • anonymous
wait the equation is not correct.. the x is the number of votes her opponent got! this question is wrong ;)
anonymous
  • anonymous
my answer was 93,750

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anonymous
  • anonymous
but thxxs

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