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Did the majority of voters polled claim that they planned to

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Did the majority of voters polled claim that they planned to vote for candidate Q ?

(1) Of the people polled, those claiming that they planned to vote for candidate Q
outnumbered those who did not by 4 to 1.
(2) In the election, candidate Q received 20,000 votes and candidate P received
15,000 votes.
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Re: A ratio problem, pls help to solve [#permalink] New post 29 Jun 2011, 04:50
The answer is A.

(1) Says:

(those claiming that they planned to vote for candidate Q)/(those claiming that they did not plan to vote for candidate Q) = 4/1

Which is Sufficient as we have a definite yes as answer

(2) gives number of people who voted, but there is no information about "claims"

Insufficient.
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