Hamilton's Method of Apportionment in Politics


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Assign each state its Lower Quota, the in the event that all seats available are not assigned, one additional seat is assigned to each state starting with the state with the highest fractional Standard Quota, until all seats are assigned. This is the definition for what method of apportionment?

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1. Which of the follow is the whole number of the calculated SQ?

2. Which of these is found by dividing the total population by the number of seats available?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can expect to be examined on topics like methods of apportionment, a calculated standard quota, and example problems regarding Lower Quota.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to be quizzed on the following:

  • Definition for certain methods of apportionment
  • Calculated Standard Quota's whole number
  • Division of total population by available seats
  • Application of Hamilton's Method of Apportionment

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Hamilton's Method of Apportionment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the use of Hamilton's Method of Apportionment and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve apportionment practice problems

Additional Learning

Watch the associated video lesson, Hamilton's Method of Apportionment in Politics, to further expose yourself to information concerning the following:

  • Definition of apportionment
  • Low Quota
  • Standard Quota
  • Standard Divisors
  • Additional seats