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From: Matt

To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion
Date: 2003022813:51:42
Subject: Expansion on Diltert

so we have the equation of earnings as money = (work)/(knowledge) Assume, though, that this manager is the boss' son. Therefore he does no work at all and has no (relevant) knowledge at all. money = 0/0 Does this mean that the application of L'Hopital's theorm will yield the amount of money you have to pay the boss' son not to anger the boss?

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