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Frank Morgan, MAA Online  
Answering the challenge: What should your strategy be if the $500,000 question is: "With how much money will you leave here tonight: (A) $32,000 (B) $250,000 (C) $500,000 (D) $1,000,000"? Math Chat thinks that the wisest course is to walk away with the $250,000 already won, since all four answers are fraught with grave danger... New challenge: Consider the sequence of integers 10n + 1: 11, 101, 1001, ... Are there infinitely many primes? Infinitely many composite numbers?  


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