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 - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 849: 3


pairwise comparison, 1, 0.5, most points

Work Step by Step

The voting method in which each candidate is compared with each of the other candidates is called the pairwise comparison method. The preferred candidate in each comparison receives 1 point. If the candidates tie, then each receives 0.5 points. The candidate receiving the most points is the winner.
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