Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.4 Flaws of Apportionment Methods - Exercise Set 13.4: 15

Answer

The population paradox occurs when Group A loses an item to Group B, even though Group A's population increased by a larger percentage than Group B's population.

Work Step by Step

The population paradox occurs when Group A loses an item to Group B, even though Group A's population increased by a larger percentage than Group B's population. This situation seems unfair to Group A.
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