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# I plucked this off the begineers forum and I'm posting it

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03 Jul 2005, 18:58
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I plucked this off the begineers forum and I'm posting it here to generate more discussion.

At Consolidated Foundaries, for a resolution to become policy, a quorum of atleast half the directors must pass the resolution by at least a two-third majority. At a meeting of the board of directors, did the resolution X pass or fail?

1) Ten directors voted for the resolution.
2) Seven directors voted against the resolution.

Does the word 'for' in statement one meant the number of people who voted, or does it meant the number of people who voted in favor of the resolution?

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03 Jul 2005, 19:05
That's from Kaplan CD and from Kaplan 800

'for' means to vote in favour of the resolution

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03 Jul 2005, 23:19
i brought this up because the word was mistaken in the beginners forum as the number of people who voted

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04 Jul 2005, 11:51
I will go with E
For a resolution to become policy atleast 1/3 of the directors need to vote in favor of the resolution.

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04 Jul 2005, 12:43
ywilfred wrote:
I plucked this off the begineers forum and I'm posting it here to generate more discussion.

At Consolidated Foundaries, for a resolution to become policy, a quorum of atleast half the directors must pass the resolution by at least a two-third majority. At a meeting of the board of directors, did the resolution X pass or fail?

1) Ten directors voted for the resolution.
2) Seven directors voted against the resolution.

Does the word 'for' in statement one meant the number of people who voted, or does it meant the number of people who voted in favor of the resolution?

i know the question. it is from kaplan. it should be like this: "...atleast half the 20 directors...".
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Re: DS - discussion   [#permalink] 04 Jul 2005, 12:43
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