Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.3 Apportionment Method - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 874: 3


lower, upper, lower quota, upper quota

Work Step by Step

A standard quota rounded down to the nearest whole number is called a lower quota. A standard quota rounded up to the nearest whole number is called an upper quota. An important criterion for fairness, called the quota rule, states that a group's apportionment should be either its lower quota or its upper quota.
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