If you've got a dollar and you spend twenty-nine cents on a loaf of bread,
you've got seventy-one cents left. But if you've got seventeen grand and
you spend twenty-nine cents on a loaf of bread, you've still got seventeen
grand. There's a math lesson for you.
Our advice? Forget about grades. Enjoy life. Skip a few classes.
---Tom and Ray Magliozzi (both graduates of M.I.T.) of Car Talk on NPR