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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 4, Problem 3T

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High School Counselors The following table shows the number of **counsellors** and the number of students at two high schools. The current number of counsellors for each school was determined using the Huntington-Hill apportionment method.

A new counsellor is to be hired for one of the schools.

a. Calculate the Huntington-Hill number for each of the schools. Round to the nearest whole number.

b. Use the Huntington-Hill apportionment principle to determine to which school the new counselor should be assigned.

To determine

**(a)**

Calculate the Huntington-Hill number for each of the schools. Round to the nearest whole number.

**Given Information:**

School | Number of Counselors | Number of students |

Cedar falls | | |

Lake view | | |

**Concept used:**

**Calculation:**

Formula for Huntington-Hill number is

To determine

**(b)**

Use the Huntington-Hill apportionment principle to determine to which school the new counselor should be assigned.

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