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So if someone starts offering this service, do you take them up on it prior to getting married? What do you do if divorce is predicted?

LONDON (Reuters) – A mathematician says he can predict with almost total accuracy which newly wed couples will enjoy a happy marriage — using two lines of algebra. Professor James Murray says the two formulae he devised have a 94 percent success rate when it comes to forecasting whether a couple will stay together, the Daily Telegraph said Friday. The formulae were calculated during a 10-year study of 700 couples in the United States conducted by Murray, a mathematics professor at the University of Washington, Seattle.

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Update: Laurence Simon wonders if the reporter was under the influence of drugs when filing this story. James Joyner offers a drug free assesment.

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  1. James Joyner August 8, 2003