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Florida has 27 representatives while Massachusetts has nine representatives. Why do states have different numbers of representatives?

Voters in each state decide how many people to send as representatives.

The amount of land a state has within its borders determines the number.

A state's population determines its number of representatives.

Supreme Court justices set the number of representatives for each state.

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  1. A state's population determines its number of representatives.

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  2. Florida has 27 representatives while Massachusetts has nine representatives. Why do states have different numbers of representatives?

    Voters in each state decide how many people to send as representatives.
    The amount of land a state has within its borders determines the number.
    A state's population determines its number of representatives.
    Supreme Court justices set the number of representatives for each state.

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