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How can computers predict the outcome of an election soon after the polls close but before all the votes have been counted?

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SraJMcGin
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. They count certain states that seem to sway the election.
Sra 
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Ms. Sue
The computer takes a small statistical sample and projects the total vote from there.

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Andrea
1. What is your mass in kilograms? In grams?
2. If ice has a density of 0.92g/cm^3 has a mass of 39.5g of ice?
3. What is the mass of gasoline (p+0.680g/cm^3) in a 94.6L gasoline tank? 
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Tristan
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