Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.3 Apportionment Method - Exercise Set 13.3: 28

Answer

To determine a standard quota for a particular group, we divide the population of that group by the standard divisor.

Work Step by Step

To determine a standard quota for a particular group, we divide the population of that group by the standard divisor. The population of a group could refer to various things in different situations, such as the population in a state, the number of crimes in a precinct, or the number of students enrolled in a subject.
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