gladiator wrote:Nike6075 wrote:Mix up ho and hoe? I guess these people aren't much for context clues...
I think she means people who think ho is spelled h-o-e.
wesleybs wrote:How much are you guys paying for rent? I'm looking at the financial aid budget and the amount provided doesn't seem to add up. Are most of you planning on subletting during the summers?
gladiator wrote:It depends on whether or not I'm going to stay in my 1L place. If I'm staying I'll probably just leave everything there and get stuck paying the rent. If I'm going to move out, maybe I'd consider taking all my stuff out and subleasing it for the summer.
ubuntu wrote:ok i need a favor guys. i am having the CRAPPIEST DAY EVER, and will buy a beer (in august, of course) for the person with the best joke. any takers? i need cheering up
gladiator wrote:Looks like $250,000 per murder.
gladiator wrote:My thinking was....
10 cents per person per hour
=2,000,000 for the additional murders
8 more murders
=$250,000 per murder
gladiator wrote:Are the workers the ones being killed? I thought that wouldn't matter if it's just a general crime statistic for that area not a proportional payment for the likelihood of being killed.
Edit: Sounds like your professor is stupid and needs to learn to be clearer.
cantwaitforuva wrote:Anybody want to help me figure out the economic cost of murder?
Harmony Hills is a residential community with 30,000 households. Assume that 10,000 work for Slimline Foods, making processed meals, and that 20,000 work for Apple's Pies, making deserts. Although Slimline and Apple's are equally distant from Harmony Hills and the same skills are required by the two employers, workers in Slimline are paid 10 cents per hour more than those at Apple's. After some investigation, you learn that the areas where Slimline is located has averaged 10 murders per year compared to 2 per year at Apple's. If workers typically are paid for 2,000 hours per year, what does this imply about the economic costs of murder?
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