Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.3 Apportionment Method - Exercise Set 13.3: 37

Answer

When we use Jefferson's method, the modified divisor $d$ is slightly less than the standard divisor. When we use Adams's method, the modified divisor $d$ is slightly more than the standard divisor.

Work Step by Step

Both Jefferson's method and Adams's method use a modified divisor. When we use Jefferson's method, the modified divisor $d$ is slightly less than the standard divisor. When we use Adams's method, the modified divisor $d$ is slightly more than the standard divisor.
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