Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.1 Voting Methods - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 4

Answer

$C = \frac{n~(n-1)}{2}$

Work Step by Step

In an election with $n$ candidates, the number of comparisons, C, that must be made is determined by the formula $C = \frac{n~(n-1)}{2}$
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