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In the voting for city council precinct 5 only 1/2 of all eligible voters cast votes. Shelley- 1/10 votes received and Daley 2/8 votes received. what fraction of all eligible voters voted for shelley? Daley? Who received the most votes?

Thank you very much

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Shelley 1/10 of ½ eligible and 1/20 of all eligible

Daley 2/8 of ½ eligible and 2/16 of all eligible

Shelley got 1/10 or .1 votes
Daley got 2/8 or .25

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