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Media Clips: Gini Index//Lottery Lunacy

The Editors//Lawrence M. Lesser Edited by Louis Lim and Lionel Garrison 

September 2012, Volume 106, Issue 2, Page 92

Abstract:
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.

Keywords:
Article
Calculus and Higher Level Mathematics
Expected Value
Area
Grades 9-12
Teacher