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<math>\textbf{(A) } 200 \qquad \textbf{(B) } 300 \qquad \textbf{(C) } 400 \qquad \textbf{(D) } 500 \qquad \textbf{(E) } 600 </math> | <math>\textbf{(A) } 200 \qquad \textbf{(B) } 300 \qquad \textbf{(C) } 400 \qquad \textbf{(D) } 500 \qquad \textbf{(E) } 600 </math> | ||
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+ | If <math>65\%</math> of the votes were likes, then <math>35\%</math> of the votes were dislikes. <math>65-35=30\%</math>, so 90 is <math>30\%</math> of his total number of votes. Doing quick arithmetic shows that the answer is <math>300\Rightarrow\text{\boxed{B}}</math> | ||
== See Also == | == See Also == | ||
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Revision as of 16:39, 8 February 2018
Sangho uploaded a video to a website where viewers can vote that they like or dislike a video. Each video begins with a score of 0, and the score increases by 1 for each like vote and decreases by 1 for each dislike vote. At one point Sangho saw that his video had a score of 90, and that of the votes cast on his video were like votes. How many votes had been cast on Sangho's video at that point?
Solution
If of the votes were likes, then of the votes were dislikes. , so 90 is of his total number of votes. Doing quick arithmetic shows that the answer is
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