Mathmatical Challenge

At a recent election, one MP was elected in a constituency where 71325 people voted. She beat her three opponents with majorites of 86, 4154 and 10035.  How many votes did each candidate receive?

What prolem solving strategy will you choose?

Comment how you solved, but don't give away the answers - bring it in to me on a piece of paper. 2 Team Points to the first correct solution.

Mr Brooks

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Comment 1 Comment by Archie D on 03 Oct 12 at 3:40pm | Quote this comment
I used the colom subtracting method to find out the answer.
Comment 2 Comment by Mr Brooks on 03 Oct 12 at 6:05pm | Quote this comment
I'm looking forward to seeing your working out, Archie. Anyone else up to solving this puzzle?
Comment 3 Comment by Emily C on 04 Oct 12 at 4:37pm | Quote this comment
I used the column method to find out this problem.

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