Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.3 Apportionment Method - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 874: 4


Hamilton's, fractional

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The apportionment method that involves rounding each standard quota down to the nearest whole number is called Hamilton's method. Surplus items are given, one at a time, to the groups with the largest fractional parts in their standard quotas until there are no more surplus items.
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