MATH SOLVE

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# A school district has two high schools. The district could only afford to hire 13 guidance counselors. Determine how many counselors should be assigned to each school using Hamilton's method. School Students Enrolled Counselors to Assign Lowell 3584 Fairview 6816 The next year, a new school is opened, with 1824 students. Using the divisor from above, determine how many additional counselors should be hired for the new school: counselors.

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Answer:a)Lowell: 4 counselorsFairview: 9 counselorsb)2 new counselorsStep-by-step explanation:How many counselors should be assigned to each school using Hamilton's method?Number of studentsLowell: 3584 Fairview: 6816Total number of students: 10400Divisor D = (Total number of students)/(number of counselors)= 10400/13 = 800Temporal assignment3584/800 = 4 + 0.48 ==> 4 counselors for Lowell6816/800 = 8 + 0.52 ==> 8 counselors for FairviewThere is one counselor left. According to Hamilton's method she should be assigned to the school with the largest remainder, that is Fairview.Final assignmentLowell: 4 counselorsFairview: 9 counselorsThe next year, a new school is opened, with 1824 students. Using the divisor from above, determine how many additional counselors should be hired for the new school1824/800 = 2 + 0.28Two new counselors should be hired.