In an election in a class, 62 students voted for Arnav and Tushar. If Arnav won by a margin of 8 votes,find the votes obtained by Tushar.  Quickly answer pls I have my maths Exam tomorrow!!!!! A question from chapter linear equations
 

Asked by Shobhit | 10th Sep, 2015, 05:04: PM

Expert Answer:

L e t space apostrophe x apostrophe space b e space t h e space n u m b e r space o f space v o t e s space f o r space T u s h a r. T h u s space t h e space v o t e s space f o r space a r n a v space i s space x plus 8. T o t a l space n u m b e r space o f space v o t e s space i n space t h e space c l a s s space i s space 62 T h u s comma space x plus x plus 8 equals 62 rightwards double arrow 2 x plus 8 equals 62 rightwards double arrow 2 x equals 62 minus 8 rightwards double arrow 2 x equals 54 rightwards double arrow x equals 54 over 2 rightwards double arrow x equals 27 T h u s space t h e space n u m b e r space o f space v o t e s space f o r space T u s h a r space i s space 27.

Answered by Vimala Ramamurthy | 11th Sep, 2015, 08:32: AM