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Numbers game and potentially misleading statistics

Not too long ago, I was told the following joke which involves a mathematician and an accountant. A mathematician and an accountant are in the same room for a job interview.  The interviewer’s first question to the mathematician is:  “How much is $500 plus $500?” The mathematician replies:  “$1,000, of course.” The interviewer then turns [...]