Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. This month features two news clips on a lottery winner; the mathematics involved includes probability and combinatorics and some locus problems.


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Lionel Garrison, Horace Mann School, Bronx, NY

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Ron Lancaster,, is a senior lecturer at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. His interests include photographs and videos of mathematics, Math Trails, magic, and puns.

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