In an election between two candidates, 530 votes were cast. If the winner received received 150 more votes than the loser, how many votes did the winner receive?

a. 380 votes
b. 680 votes
c. 340 votes
d. 190 votes

help? I got 415, but it's not an answer.

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  1. I don't know what you did with 530 and 150 to get 415.

    530 - 150 = ?

  2. x + x + 150 = 530 Winner - x + 150
    Loser - x
    2x = 530 - 150

    x = ?

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