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The Winning Voting System (Math Chat)

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Author:Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Description: Results submitted to the challenge: What do you think is the best voting system among three or more candidates? Joseph DeVincentis suggests a version of approval voting in which each voter has three choices: approval (+1), no opinion (0), or disapproval (-1), and the highest sum wins. New Challenge: how can two people determine which is older without revealing their ages?

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Algebraic Geometry, Political Science

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