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# In the following statement, express the first number as a percentage of the second number. Donald Trump won $302$ electoral votes in $2016$, out of a total of $538$.

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In this problem, we will convert the fraction with the first number as the numerator and second number as denominator to a percentage. We first divide, use calculator if needed, then multiply it to 100%. That is,

\begin{aligned} \frac{302}{538}&=0.56133829\\ &=0.56133829\times100\%\\ &=56.133829\% \end{aligned}

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