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Now here’s a little mathematical homework to help you pass the time whilst you are waiting for the results from the world’s two biggest lottery jackpotsEuroMillions, to be drawn later today; jackpot – $193,000,000 and Powerball, to be drawn tomorrow; jackpot – $168,000,000!

First a brief 50 year maths history lesson to set the scene:

  • 1960s: A peasant sells a bag of potatoes for $10. His costs amount to 4/5 of his selling price. What is his profit?
  • 1970s: A farmer sells a bag of potatoes for $10. His costs amount to 4/5 of his selling price, that is, $8. What is his profit?
  • 1980s: A farmer sells a bag of potatoes for $10. His production costs are $8, and his profit is $2. Underline the word “potatoes” and discuss.
  • 1990s: A farmer exchanges a set P of potatoes with set M of money. The cardinality of the set M is equal to 10, and each element of M is worth $1. Draw ten big dots representing the elements of M. The set C of production costs is composed of two big dots less than the set M. Represent C as a subset of M and give the answer to the question: What is the cardinality of the set of profits?
  • Current: A farmer sells a bag of potatoes for $10. His or her production costs are 0.80 of his or her revenue. On your calculator, graph revenue vs. costs. Run the POTATO program to determine the profit. Write a brief essay that analyzes this example in the real world of economics. Discuss the outcomes at your local Chamber of Commerce.

Job done – your PhD is in the post!

Well you don’t really need to be a mathematical genius to work out that ONE HUNDRED and NINETY-THREE MILLION and ONE HUNDRED and SIXTY-EIGHT MILLION greenbacks adds up to a shed load of cash – and it could be yours – ALL YOURS! Just match your lottery number picks to the numbers churned out by the machines and this weekend might just be the life-changer you’re hoping for.

Of course to win both you’ll need two tickets – one for EuroMillions and another for Powerball – the place to buy both tickets is right here at WinTrillions the world’s largest lottery website with more games, more jackpots and more chances to win than anywhere else. Remember with WinTrillions you’ll never lose a ticket, you’ll never miss a draw and you’re guaranteed to receive your prize whenever yo

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