Apportionment - Apportionment Nathan Sullivan Within this...

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Apportionment Nathan Sullivan Within this problem the reader is faced with finding the correct amount of representatives a state would have in a fictional world. This world is called the kingdom of disarray, which is a land mad up of three states. The three states must equally fill the 24 seats of what is called the Zauberhause. The number of seats that a state will fill is based off of the number of people in their lands. The land with the most people is the land of Transition, which has 2,240,000 people. The next sate is Ennui with 990,000 followed by the land of confusion with 530,000. The first thing that some one must do in order to find how many seats a state fills is to add together all of the populations which comes to 3,760,000. Now the reader must divide the population of the states by the total population to find what percent they makes up of the total (3,760,000/990,000). After doing this the reader will have the percent of the states, once they have these they are to
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CORE, MATH 110 taught by Professor Scanelle during the Spring '08 term at Valparaiso.

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