<p>In an election, 2.8 million votes were cast and each vote was for either Candidate I or Candidate II. Candidate I received 28,000 more votes than Candidate II. What percent of the 2.8 million votes were for Candidate I?
<p>(1) 2.8M/2 = 1.4M
(2) 1.4M + 28k = 1,428,000 (# of votes for Candidate I)
(3) 1,428,000/2.8M = .51 = 51% = choice (D)</p>
<p>The answer is (C) and i can't figure out what I'm doing wrong.<br>
Thanks for the help.</p>
<p>(#8 in BB 2nd edition; first practice test section 7)</p>