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Mathematics Award

  1. micromass

    56 vote(s)
    63.6%
  2. PeroK

    15 vote(s)
    17.0%
  3. Ray Vickson

    6 vote(s)
    6.8%
  4. andrewkirk

    6 vote(s)
    6.8%
  5. Erland

    2 vote(s)
    2.3%
  6. haruspex

    11 vote(s)
    12.5%
  7. RUber

    3 vote(s)
    3.4%
  8. FactChecker

    5 vote(s)
    5.7%
  9. jbriggs444

    8 vote(s)
    9.1%
  10. Stephen Tashi

    9 vote(s)
    10.2%
  11. mathman

    5 vote(s)
    5.7%
  12. fresh_42

    22 vote(s)
    25.0%
  13. Lavinia

    12 vote(s)
    13.6%
  14. Zinq

    3 vote(s)
    3.4%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Dec 14, 2016 #1
    This award will go to the member the community feels has the most positive effect in the mathematics forums. This is a popular vote. All nominations are rewards in and of themselves. Active Mentors and past winners are not eligible. Comments and write-ins are welcome.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 15, 2016 #2
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2016
  4. Dec 16, 2016 #3

    Demystifier

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    How is it possible that @micromass did not win last year? Is it because he was not eligible because he won the year before?
     
  5. Dec 16, 2016 #4

    mfb

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    2016 Award

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    Quite sure that he won in 2014, yes.
     
  6. Dec 17, 2016 #5

    Charles Link

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    @Greg Bernhardt You might want to check the arithmetic algorithm you are using to compute the percentages. You now have @micromass with 63% of the vote when two others have over 20%. I think switching to as many as 3 votes per member changed the arithmetic somehow.
     
  7. Dec 17, 2016 #6

    Charles Link

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    Could it be that is how two candidates in the presidential election can both claim to have over 50% of the vote? LOL
     
  8. Dec 17, 2016 #7

    mfb

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    63% of all people who voted gave micromass a vote (one out of a maximum of 3).
    20% of all people who voted gave PeroK a vote (one out of a maximum of 3).

    Adding numbers for several candidates doesn't lead to a useful result any more (well, you can calculate the average number of votes per participant).
     
  9. Dec 17, 2016 #8
    With multi selection percentages won't add up to 100 as it's the total number of votes out of the total number of voters
     
  10. Dec 22, 2016 #9
    Lavania
     
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