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In a recent school board election, the two candidates for president received 2590 votes. The loser received 1302 fewer votes than the winner. How many votes did the winner receive?

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    x + y = 2590
    x = y - 1320

    Substitute y-1320 for the x in the first equation and this will give you y.

    Next, find x.

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    912

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