Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich offer competing delegate math formulas

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talks with supporters at Lake in the Hills Airport in Lake in the Hills, Ill., on Thursday, March 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

For weeks now, Mitt Romney and his aides have been struggling to improve the GOP’s math IQ, pulling out charts and claiming only an “act of God” can prevent him from winning.

Now it’s Rick Santorum’s turn to do math, arguing that with Newt Gingrich out, he would get a clear shot at Romney and pull together the conservative base. But Gingrich is doing his own numbers, arguing that together he and Santorum can deny Romney the nomination — where Santorum alone could not.

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