Four hundred employees cast their votes in a board member election that has only two candidates. One hundred twenty people vote for candidate A, while half of the remaining voters abstain. How many votes does candidate B receive?

Correct answer:

B =  140

Step-by-step explanation:

A=120 X=(400A)/2=(400120)/2=140 B=400AX=400120140=140

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