In an election between two candidates, the candidate who gets 30% of the votes polled is defeated by 15000 votes. The number of votes polled for the winning candidate is:
The correct option is C.26250
Percentage of votes obtained by defeated party =30%
∴ Percentage of votes obtained by winning party=100%−30%=70%
Difference in percentage 70%−30%=40%
Let there be total of x votes.
Therefore, according to the question,
Thus, no. of votes pulled by winning party 70%×37500=26250