A Subprime Lending Market Primer

Adams, Colin
September 2008
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2008, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p12
Academic Journal
The article answers questions relating to the subprime lending market. An explanation of the term subprime is provided. The association of housing with the subprime lending market is discussed. It considers subprimes as the building blocks of the prime numbers and the prime numbers as building blocks of the integers, which are themselves the building blocks of the real numbers, upon which all of mathematics is based.


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