Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises: 15

Answer

Design A has a majority of first-place votes, but it is not selected as the winner. Therefore, the majority criterion is not satisfied.

Work Step by Step

Design A has 1500 first-place votes, which is more than half the votes. Therefore, Design A has a majority of first-place votes. Using the Borda count method, Design B is selected as the winning design. Design A has a majority of first-place votes, but it is not selected as the winner. Therefore, the majority criterion is not satisfied.
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