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Airlines and Linear Programming
Airlines use linear programming to maximize profits on ticket sales, organize pilot schedules, and to make money!
Expected Value of an Outcome
Expected value is an estimate of how much a player can expect to win or lose when placing the same bet over and over again.
Gambling and the Odds
Mathematics explains why casinos and lotteries make money. Math also enables players to make bets based on probability and numbers.
Making Money with Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin relied on compound interest to leave a hefty donation to the cities of Boston and Philadelphia in 1790. Compound interest is what makes people (and banks) money.
 
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