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Brain Teasers. What is the sum of the numbers between 1 and 50? What is the expected value of a die?. Answers. 1275 : 25 pairs of numbers that each sum to 51 (50+1, 49+2, 48+3…) 3.5 (1/6 + 2/6 + 3/6 + 4/6 + 5/6 + 6/6). Quantitative Finance Society. Kick-Off Meeting Spring 2012.

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Brain Teasers
• What is the sum of the numbers between 1 and 50?
• What is the expected value of a die?
• 1275: 25 pairs of numbers that each sum to 51 (50+1, 49+2, 48+3…)
• 3.5 (1/6 + 2/6 + 3/6 + 4/6 + 5/6 + 6/6)

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