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The Pairwise Comparison Method in Elections

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How many comparisons would be required for a Pairwise Comparison of 10 candidates?

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1. What is the Pairwise Comparison Method in Elections?

2. Which fairness criterion are satisfied by the Pairwise Comparison Method?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study assessments will check your understanding of the Pairwise Comparison Method in Elections. Test yourself with questions on things like defining this method and identifying how many comparisons would be required for a given amount of candidates.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study resources to:

  • Name the fairness criterion satisfied by the Pairwise Comparison Method
  • Determine which voting method is being used when voters indicate a preferred rank order for individual candidates
  • Recognize the fairness ruled stated by the Independence of Irrelevant Alternate Criterion

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about voters and elections in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Pairwise Comparison Method in Elections and the Independence of Irrelevant Alternative Criterion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the fairness criterion satisfied by the Pairwise Comparison Method

Additional Learning

This lesson will guide your studies on the Pairwise Comparison Method in Elections. The lesson is named The Pairwise Comparison Method in Elections and it will adhere to the following objectives:

  • Analyze the Pairwise Comparison process
  • Understand what a Preference Schedule is
  • Recognize the formula for matches
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