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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4.3, Problem 2ES

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In the following exercises that involve weighted voting systems for voters A. B. C. ... the systems are given in the form

A weighted voting system is given by

a. What is the quota?

b. How many voters are in this system?

c. What is the weight of voter C?

d. What is the weight of the coalition

)?

e. Is

I. Which voters are critical voters in the coalition

g. How many coalitions can be formed?

h. How many coalitions consist of exactly three voters?

To determine

**(a)**

To determine the quota of the weighted voting system

**Given information:**

The number of votes that are required to pass the measure is called the Quota

To determine

**(b)**

To determine the number of voters in the weighted voting system

To determine

**(c)**

To determine the weight of voter C in the weighted voting system

To determine

**(d)**

To determine the weight of the coalition

To determine

**(e)**

To determine whether

To determine

**(f)**

To determine which voters are critical voters in the coalition

To determine

**(g)**

To determine how many coalitions can be formed from the weighted voting system

To determine

**(h)**

To determine how many coalitions consist of exactly three voters in the weighted voting system

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