MATC Mathematics Club
Lecture #131

Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin

Fall 2013 Presentation #131 (November 22, 2013)

Professor Jordan Ellenberg, UW-Madison

"How to get rich playing the lottery"


He will talk about a lottery scheme in Massachusetts that made a lot of money for a small group of players, and what their strategy had to do with the mathematical notions of expected value and projective geometry.


Jordan Ellenberg is a professor of mathematics at UW-Madison, specializing in number theory. His book, HOW NOT TO BE WRONG, is out in June 2014.


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