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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4.2, Problem 13ES

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Movies Fifty consumers were surveyed about their movie-watching habits. They were asked to rank the likelihood that they would participate in each listed activity. The results are summarized in the table below.

Using the Borda count method of Voting, which activity is the most popular choice among this group of consumers?

To determine

Which activity is the most popular choice among this group of consumers?

**Given Information:**

Ranking | ||||||

Go to a theater | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | |

Rent a Blu-ray disc or DVD | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | |

Stream online | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | |

Number of Votes | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ |

**Concept used:**

Calculate first, second and third place preference.

**Calculation:**

Since fifty consumers were surveyed about their watching movie habits, to select their preference by using Borda count method Each 1^{s}^{t} place vote receive ^{n}^{d} place vote receive ^{r}^{d} place vote receive point, therefore

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