Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - Chapter 13 Test: 10

Answer

Candidate A has a majority of first-place votes, and Candidate A is selected as the winner when using the Borda count method. Therefore, the majority criterion is satisfied.

Work Step by Step

Candidate A has 240 first-place votes, which is more than half the votes. Therefore, Candidate A has a majority of first-place votes. Also, Candidate A is selected as the winner using the Borda count method. Candidate A has a majority of first-place votes, and Candidate A is selected as the winner when using the Borda count method. Therefore, the majority criterion is satisfied.
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