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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4.2, Problem 11ES

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Cartoon Characters A kindergarten class was surveyed to determine the children’s favourite cartoon characters among Dora the Explorer. SpongeBob Square Pants, and Buzz Lightyear. The students ranked the characters in order of preference; the results are shown in the preference schedule below.

Rankings

a. How many students are in the class?

b. How many votes are required for a majority?

c. Using plurality voting, which character is the children’s favorite?

To determine

**(a)**

How many students are in the class?

**Given Information:**

Rankings | ||||||

Dora the Explorer | | | | | | |

Sponge Bob Square Pants | | | | | | |

Buzz Light year | | | |

To determine

**(b)**

How many votes are required for a majority?

To determine

**(c)**

Which character is the children's favorite?

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