Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.1 Voting Methods - Exercise Set 13.1: 5

Answer

(a) 26 students voted in the election. (b) 8 students voted in this order: F, M, W (c) 22 students selected Friday as their first choice. (d) Three students selected Wednesday as their first choice.

Work Step by Step

(a) The total number of votes is 14 + 8 + 3 + 1 which is 26. Therefore, 26 students voted in the election. (b) In the preference table, we can see that 8 students voted in this order: F, M, W (c) The number of students who selected Friday as their first choice is 14 + 8 which is 22. (d) In the preference table, we can see that 3 students selected Wednesday as their first choice.
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