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A Surprising Application of the Integral \( \int^T_0 ( 1 - F(x)) dx \) to Revenue Projection

by Allan Kroopnick (Social Security Administration)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1993

Subject classification(s): Statistics and Probability | Probability
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics

The author describes an integral that represents the proportion of wages covered by Social Security and exposed to taxation.

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Probability | Continuous Distributions, General
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