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4th Edition

Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4, Problem 3RE

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Airline Industry The table below shows how the average constituency changes when two different airports. High Desert Airport and Eastlake Airport, add a new air traffic controller.

a. Determine the relative unfairness of an apportionment that gives a new air traffic controller to High Desert Airport rather than to Eastlake Airport. Round to the nearest thousandth.

b. Determine the relative unfairness of an apportionment that gives a new air traffic controller to Eastlake Airport rather than to High Desert Airport. Round to the nearest thousandth.

c. Using the apportionment principle, determine which airport should receive the new air traffic controller.

To determine

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Determine the relative unfairness of an apportionment that gives a new air traffic controller to High Desert Airport rather than to Eastlake Airport Round to the nearest thousandth.

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