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# Chapter+4++Quiz+Answers - Math 103 Section 11 Chapter 4...

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Math 103 Section 11 Chapter 4 Quiz February 25, 2011 Name_____________________ 10 points 1. A small city operates four bus routes which it calls W, X, Y, and Z, and owns 30 buses. The town decides to apportion the buses among the four routes based on the average number of passengers who use each route each day, as indicated in the following table: Route Average # of passengers Standard quotas Lower quota residue Hamilton apportionmen t of buses W 3780 7.56 7 second 8 X 2730 5.46 5 5 Y 5170 10.34 10 10 Z 3320 6.64 6 first 7 TOTAL 15000 28 30 a .What are the “States”? the routes W,X,Y, and Z What are the “Populations”? 3780, 2730, 5170, and 3320 What are the “Seats”? the buses b. Find the standard divisor for this apportionment problem. 15000/30=500 c. What is the meaning of this number? Average # of passengers per bus. For every 500 passengers on a certain route, 1 bus is apportioned. d. Use Hamilton's method to apportion the 30 buses among the four routes. Use the above table and add columns as needed.

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