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In a school election for class president among 5 candidates, 40 votes

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In a school election for class president among 5 candidates, 40 votes were cast. If no two candidates received the same number of votes, and the candidate with the greatest number of votes won, what was the greatest possible number of votes that the winner could have received?

A. 30
B. 34
C. 35
D. 37
E. 40
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In a school election for class president among 5 candidates, 40 votes were cast. If no two candidates received the same number of votes, and the candidate with the greatest number of votes won, what was the greatest possible number of votes that the winner could have received?

A. 30
B. 34
C. 35
D. 37
E. 40


0, 1, 2, 3
Winning candidate = 40 - 0-1-2-3 = 34

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