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# At least 2/3 of the 40 members of a committeee must vote in

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At least 2/3 of the 40 members of a committeee must vote in [#permalink]  13 Apr 2008, 10:04
At least 2/3 of the 40 members of a committeee must vote in favor of a resolution for it to pass. What is the greatest number of members who could vote against the resolution and still have ir pass?

a) 19
b) 17
c) 16
d) 14
e) 13
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Re: resolution [#permalink]  13 Apr 2008, 10:48
E.
40*2/3=26.6 so min. 27 must vote to pass resolution
40-27 (min)= 13 max.
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Re: resolution [#permalink]  13 Apr 2008, 13:27
i get 13 as well. for resolution to pass, we need 2/3*(80) = approx 27 (we have to round up). that means the max for voting against is 40-27=13
Re: resolution   [#permalink] 13 Apr 2008, 13:27
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