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The election results indicate that 131.2 million Americans voted in the 2008 presidential election. This was approximately 63% of the eligible voters. How many Americans were eligible to vote in the election?

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    If the voting population is x, then
    131.2 million = .63x

    Saying that you only have .63 of x (meaning 63%).

    Then solve for x

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