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: 44

Answer

The statement does not make sense.

Work Step by Step

The statement does not make sense. In Jefferson's method, a modified divisor is used which is slightly less than the standard divisor. This modified divisor is used to find each state's modified quota. Then each state's modified quota is rounded down to the nearest whole number. In Adams's method, a modified divisor is used which is slightly more than the standard divisor. This modified divisor is used to find each state's modified quota. Then each state's modified quota is rounded up to the nearest whole number. We can see that the mathematics required in each method is essentially the same.
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