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Recreation A company is planning its annual summer retreat and has asked its employees to rink live different choices of recreation in order of preference. The results are given in the table below. a. Using the plurality voting system, what activity should be planned for the retreat? b. Use the plurality with elimination method to determine which activity should be chosen. c. Using the Borda count method of voting, which activity should be planned?

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Chapter 4.2, Problem 24ES
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Recreation A company is planning its annual summer retreat and has asked its employees to rink live different choices of recreation in order of preference. The results are given in the table below.

Chapter 4.2, Problem 24ES, Recreation A company is planning its annual summer retreat and has asked its employees to rink live

a. Using the plurality voting system, what activity should be planned for the retreat?

b. Use the plurality with elimination method to determine which activity should be chosen.

c. Using the Borda count method of voting, which activity should be planned?

To determine

(a)

Using the plurality voting system, what activity should be planned for the retreat?

Explanation of Solution

Given Information:

Activity First Place votes
Picnic in park  10+6=16
Water skiing at a lake  18
Amusement park  28
Riding Horses at a Ranch   16
Dinner cruise  0

Concept used:

Since a company is planning its annual summer retreat and has asked its employees to rank five different choices of recreation in order of preference, therefore we use plurality voting system for what activity should be planned for the retreat

To determine

(b)

Use the plurality with elimination method to determine which activity should be chosen.

To determine

(c)

Using the Borda count method of voting, which activity should be planned?

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