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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4.2, Problem 32ES

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**32.** Does the winner in Exercise 12 satisfy the Condorcet criterion?

To determine

Using plurality voting, wtiich caterer should be chosen?

**Given Information:**

Versus | Italian | Mexican | Japanese |

Italian | |||

Mexican | |||

Japanese |

**Concept used:**

Create a table to keep track of each of the head-to-head comparisons. First note that a matchup between, say, Italian and Mexican is same as the matchup between Mexican and Italian.

**Calculation:**

Italian is favored over Mexican with

Mexican is favored over Italian with

Therefore, the winner of this matchup is Mexican, so that name is place in the Italian versus Mexican cell.

Italian is favored over Japanese with

Japanese is favored over Italian with

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