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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? Do not enter comma for placeholder values.

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  1. anonymous
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    @Teddyiswatshecallsme

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    @David27

  3. anonymous
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    first you would place 125,000 into the y spot

  4. David27
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    is given to you = 125,000 Solve for x by plugging in y: x - 62,500 = 0.25(125,000) x - 62,500 = 31,250 x = 93,750 = Number of votes Maya received

  5. anonymous
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    wow ok nvm

  6. anonymous
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    lol thnx guys :)

  7. anonymous
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    didnt help much

  8. David27
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    your welcome

  9. anonymous
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    you wer going to tho :)

  10. anonymous
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    sorry i wasnt quick enough

  11. anonymous
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    its ok :)

  12. anonymous
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    david helped :)

  13. Teddyiswatshecallsme
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    Either i'm dumb as hell or i haven't learned this stuff. Or both. Probably both.

  14. anonymous
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    hahahah its ok lol

  15. Teddyiswatshecallsme
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    I don't know why you're tagging me if David is so proficient in this stuff. It seems like he has this stuff on lock.

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