## How much money could you make begging on the streets?

### Ever wondered?

After hearing plenty of stories about "fake" beggars, I decided to mathematically figure out how much one could earn by begging an entire year.

### Final formula:

### How I got there…

I am using a bell curve function to find the estimates of earning throughout each day.

Then I use a wave function to find daily earning estimates throughout the week.

After using these two functions to transform the daily earnings, I calculate the summation of an entire year.

I realize that I could use *much* better functions for estimation, but this was just some quick research.

Finally, if you could find a way to earn $20/hr, you could make $39,030.67 annually according to this formula.