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Subject:  Math, Marriage and Millionaires Date:  11/24/2010  12:53 PM
Author:  intercst Number:  67736 of 76418

http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/lifematters/improve-your-mat...

If you're OK at maths {that's what the Brits call it}, you're more likely to be well off.

That's the conclusion of a study by the US think tank Rand Corp, which found that couples who scored well on a short test of math skills accumulated more wealth by middle age than couples who scored poorly.

Researchers found that when both spouses correctly answered three math questions, family wealth averaged $US1.7 million ($1.72 million). That compared with $US200,000 ($202,531) for households where neither spouse answered any question correctly.

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