# The US Senate has 100 members. After a certain election, there were 4 more Democrats than Republicans with no other parties represented. How many members of each party were there in the Senate?

##### 1 Answer

May 1, 2018

48 Republicans and 52 Democrats.

#### Explanation:

Let the number of Republicans be

There are

Thus,

There are 48 + 4 = 52 Democrats.