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Georgia Tech mathematician Lew Lefton explained the odds of winning the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot. The drawing on Tuesday, Oct. 23, turned up a winning ticket sold in South Carolina. But as Lefton said many times in many venues, it won't be you. 

Lefton's first appeared on Georgia Tech YouTube and then at the Atlanta Journal Constitution's coverage.Those were followed by guest spots on Canadian TV and BBC World Service


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  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Created: 10/25/2018
  • Modified By: A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Modified: 10/25/2018


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