The activities in this Pull-Out deal
with apportionment and the fairness/
unfairness associated with an
In Activity 1 students
devise an algorithm for dividing a collection
of coins among five people.
2 introduces the Hamilton method of
apportionment, once used to apportion
the U. S. House of Representatives.
Activity 3 focuses on divisor methods of
apportionment, which include the
Jefferson, Webster, and Adams methods.
Activities in the next MMOW Pull-Out
will explore the Hill method of apportionment,
the method presently used to
apportion the U. S. House of