Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. The Lorenz curve and income disparity are discussed, and some popular misconceptions about the lottery are debunked.
Edited by Louis Lim, email@example.com Thornhill Secondary School, Thornhill, ON, Canada
Lionel Garrison, firstname.lastname@example.org Horace Mann School, Bronx, NY
*Lawrence M. Lesser, Lesser@utep.edu, who contributed “Lottery Lunacy,” is a statistics and mathematics education professor at The University of Texas at El Paso.
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