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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4.2, Problem 29ES

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Baseball Uniforms Use the pairwise comparison method to choose the colors for the Little League uniforms in Exercise 19.

To determine

Using the plurality with elimination method, what colors should be used for the uniforms?

**Given Information:**

Rankings | |||||

Red and white | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | |

Green and yellow | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | |

Red and blue | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | â€ƒâ€ƒ | |

Blue and white | 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 |

**Concept used:**

Create a table to keep track of each of the head-to-head comparisons. first note that a matchup between, say. red and white and green and yellow is same as the matchup between green and yellow and red and white.

**Calculation:**

Versus | Red and White | Green and yellow | Red and blue | Blue and white |

Red and White | ||||

Green and yellow | ||||

Red and blue | ||||

Blue and white |

Red and white is favored over green and yellow with

Green and yellow is favored over red and white with

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