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Section 3.2 Notes
The Divider-Chooser Method
The divider-chooser method is the best known and most common of all continuous fairdivision games. It can be used any time a fair-division game involves two players and a
continuous set S (p

Discrete Math
Section 3.6 notes
The Method of Sealed Bids
Lets start with an example.
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In her last will and testament, Grandma plays a little joke on her four grandkids (Alfred, Betty,
Charles and Diana) by leaving only three items - a cabin in the w

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Section 3.7 notes
The Method of Markers
The method of markers is another discrete fair-division game that has the distinct advantage
of not requiring players to put up any of their own money. Unfortunately, it is only effective under
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Section 10.6 notes
Installment Loans
An installment loan is a series of equal payments made at equal time intervals for
the purpose of paying off a lump sum of money received up front. These are things like the loan
for the purchase of a car or the mortga

Section 10.1 notes
Percentages
The idea behind percentages is to give every/ all fractional representations a single
common denominator, namely 100. For example, on a quiz you get 19 out of 25 questions
correct. On the mid-term you get 49.2 out of 60 ques

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Section 13.5 Notes
Capture & Recapture Method
As was mentioned at the end of section 13.4, finding the exact N-value of a large and
elusive population can be difficult or even impossible. In many cases, however, all we really
need is a

Section 14.1 notes
Graphical Descriptions of Data
A data set is a collection of data values. Statisticians refer to individual data values as
data points. Data points can consist of a single number to, in more complicated situations,
many, many numbers. A

Section 14.3 B
Numerical Summaries of Data
The Median and The Quartiles
The 50th percentile of a data set is also known as the median and is denoted by the letter M.
The median splits the data into two halves, is at or below the median and one is at or ab