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: 52

Answer

The statement makes sense.

Work Step by Step

The statement makes sense. It is quite possible that one candidate wins when using the plurality-with-elimination method, but another candidate wins when the pairwise comparison method is used. The way that voters rank the candidates on the ballot can affect which candidate wins depending on which voting method is used to determine the winner.
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