Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.3 Apportionment Method - Exercise Set 13.3 - Page 876: 42


The statement makes sense.

Work Step by Step

An apportionment method is used to determine each state's representation in the U.S. House of Representatives. The statement makes sense. The number of representatives from each state is determined by the population of each state according to the census. For example, a populous state like California has many representatives while a less populous state like Alaska has only one representative.
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