Answer :

Given: Percentage of total voters that cast their votes=80%

Percentage of votes casted that were in favour of winner=65%

Tip:(i) x% of y means

(ii) To convert fraction to percentage multiple by 100.

In the question, it is said that 80% of total voters voted and out of those 80% the winner got 65% votes.

We will first assume the number of total voters as x.

Now 80% of x voted i.e.;

Now out of these voters the winner got 65% i.e.;

Therefore, fraction of voters who voted for the winner out of total eligible voters

Now, Using tip (ii)

The percentage of total eligible voters who voted for the winner is

=52%

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