How to answer the stereotypical bored student question about math…

“When am I ever going to need to use this in real life?!…”

Tell ’em this:
You can win the lottery 4 times. just become a math PhD with a Statistics concentration.

Even bored bourgeois kids like the idea of being multi, multi millionaires, right?

(h/t Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference and Social Science)

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theunlikelyeconomist is in the midst of the long slog to attain a PhD in economics.
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One Response to How to answer the stereotypical bored student question about math…

  1. Ryan Urban says:

    snap! if only it had put to me that way back in high school. dang…

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