The owner of a company tells his employees, “You worked very hard this year, therefore the companys profits increased dramatically. As a reward, I’m giving everyone a check for $5,000!”
Thrilled, the employees gather round and high five one another.
“And if you work with the same zeal next year, I’ll sign those checks!”
Life, unlike Algebra, does not have the answers to the odd problems in the back of the book.