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## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Number Sense

If candidate A receives vote for every votes that candidate B receives. At the end of the election candidate B has votes. How many votes did candidate A get?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Explanation:

In order to solve this problem we need to create a ratio with the given information. It says that for every vote cast for candidate A, candidate B got votes. We can write the following ratio.

Now substitute in the given numbers.

We know that candidate B received votes. Write a new ratio.

Now, use the original relationship to create a proportion and solve for the number of votes that candidate A received.

Cross multiply and solve for .

Simplify.

Divide both sides of the equation by .

Solve.

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