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The Mathematics of Apportionment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When talking about the problem of apportionment, what does the term 'seats' refer to?

Question 2 2. You are trying to apportion seats for a governing board of a group of retirement homes. There are a total of 150 people living in the 3 retirement homes that create the group. If there are 10 seats on the board and Retirement Home 1 has a population of 60 people, how many seats on the board should they receive?

Question 3 3. What is the standard divisor?

Question 4 4. What is an upper quota?

Question 5 5.

What is the Standard Quota of seats to be apportioned in the following scenario?

Total population of 25,000. Number of seats on governing board are 125. Population of geographic region is 1,200.

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Question 6 6. What is the problem of apportionment?

Question 7 7. What is Apportionment?

Question 8 8. The Standard Divisor is:

Question 9 9. How do you calculate the Standard Quota of a state?

Question 10 10. What is the Quota Rule?

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