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Homework+to+be+discussed+in+March+8+class - The Mathematics...

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The Mathematics of Sharing There are 5 problems that we will discuss in class on Tuesday, March 8. Homework to be discussed in class on Tuesday, March 8. Problem 1. Divider-chooser problem: Supp 3.1. Martha and Nick share the rights to use a certain store location, but they have separate businesses, and only one can use the space at a time. To minimize the costs and hassles of turnover, they agree that each year, one should get the space from January 1 until a certain date, and the other should get the space for the remainder of the year. They agree to use the Divider-Chooser method to make a fair division of the access time to the store location. Martha values each month from January through April twice as much as each month from May through December. Nick values each month from March through June twice as much as each month from January through February or July through December. a. If Martha is the divider, at what point in the year does she make the division? b.
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course MATH 103 taught by Professor Berkowitz during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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