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Preferred Budgets ($ in millions) 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Number of voters (in thousands)

Preferred Budgets ($ in millions) 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Number of voters (in thousands)

Preferred Budgets ($ in millions)

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Number of voters (in thousands)

6

10

16

20

15

9

5

 

Table 15.2

12) Table 15.2 shows the preferred budget for a new civic center and the number of voters in a community who prefer that budget. What budget does the median voter prefer?

A) 7

B) 8

C) 9

D) 10

13) Table 15.2 shows the preferred budget for a new civic center and the number of voters in a community who prefer that budget. If Jay proposed $7 million while David proposed $10 million, Jay will get ________ thousand votes while David gets ________ thousand votes.

A) 32; 29

B) 46; 49

C) 52; 29

D) 51; 29

14) Table 15.2 shows the preferred budget for a new civic center and the number of voters in a community who prefer that budget. If Jay proposed $7 million while David proposed $10 million, whose budget will be selected if everyone votes?

A) Jay's

B) David's

C) It will be a tie.

D) The outcome cannot be predicted.

15) Table 15.2 shows the preferred budget for a new civic center and the number of voters in a community who prefer that budget. If Jay proposed $6 million while David proposed $10 million, Jay will get ________ thousand votes while David gets ________ thousand votes.

A) 32; 29

B) 42; 39

C) 52; 29

D) The outcome cannot be predicted.

16) Table 15.2 shows the preferred budget for a new civic center and the number of voters in a community who prefer that budget. If Jay proposed $6 million while David proposed $10 million, whose budget will be selected if everyone votes?

A) Jay's

B) David's

C) It is a tie.

D) The outcome cannot be predicted.

17) Table 15.2 shows the preferred budget for a new civic center and the number of voters in a community who prefer that budget. Suppose that Jay initially proposed $6 million while David proposed $10 million. Given the distribution of voters' preferences, Jay can increase his chance of being elected by proposing:

A) a greater budget toward the median budget.

B) a greater budget than $10 million.

C) a smaller budget than $6 million.

D) none of the above

18) Table 15.2 shows the preferred budget for a new civic center and the number of voters in a community who prefer that budget. Suppose that Jay initially proposed $6 million while David proposed $10 million. Given the distribution of voters' preferences, David can increase his chance of being elected by proposing:

A) a greater budget than $10 million.

B) a smaller budget than $6 million.

C) a smaller budget toward the median budget.

D) none of the above

Abhinav 07-Dec-2019

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