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# An election was held in a school to elect a prefect. There were two candidates registered for the election. The given image shows the number of votes each candidate got. By how many votes did Candidate A win the election?

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580
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508
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9960
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1345
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Solution

## The correct option is B 508Number of votes cast for Candidate A = 5,234 Number of votes cast for Candidate B = 4,726 Difference = Votes cast for Candidate A – Votes cast for Candidate B = 5,234 – 4,726 Let's subtract the numbers using vertical subtraction. Subtract numbers according to their place values. Therefore, Candidate A won by 508 votes.

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