# Calculation examples

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## Zusammenfassung:

Here you find calculation examples for the conversion of the number of votes to the number of seats at elections to the Bundestag and elections to the Federal State Parliament.

## Content:

### How many seats did the different parties get?

Alltogether there are 10 seats:

Calculate with the Sainte-Laguë method, the Largest remainder method and with the d'Hondtsche method (Jefferson's method) how many seats the different parties get

Solution "Number of seats"

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### Calculator for the Sainte-Laguë/Schepers method

With the Sainte-Laguë/Schepers-Calculator you could create your own examples for the Sainte-Laguë/Schepers method.

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### Calculator for the largest remainder method

With the calculator for the largest remainder method you could create your own examples for the largest remainder method.

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### D'Hondt-Calculator

With the D'Hondt-Calculator you could create your own examples for the D'Hondt method.

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### Overhang mandates

Party A gets, according to secondary votes 134 seats at the new Bundestag. It also wins 56 direct mandates. Party B gets, according to secondary votes 13 seats and wins 15 direct mandates.

Calculate, how many seats both parties get.

Solution "Overhang mandates"

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