The Business of Politics

Algebra Level 2

There are 100 Senators in Congress,of whom \( r \) are Republican.

It costs $1 million to successfully bribe a Republican, and $11 million to successfully bribe a Senator who is not a Republican. To break a filibuster, 60 Senators need to be successfully bribed.

Charles and David have $100 million in bribe money. To successfully break a filibuster, what is the minimum value of \( r \) required?

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