Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 13 - Voting and Apportionment - 13.3 Apportionment Method - Exercise Set 13.3 - Page 876: 45


The statement does not make sense.

Work Step by Step

The statement does not make sense. The quota rule states that a group should be assigned either its lower quota or its upper quota. If the modified quota is 46.01, then 47 is the upper quota. Since a final apportionment of 47 is an apportionment of the upper quota, the quota rule is not violated.
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