Let’s say a quarter is the smallest unit of currency that a person with an average middle-class income will definitely stop to pick up if they see one on the sidewalk. How does that translate to Bill Gates, with his net worth of billions?

How much money would have to be lying on the street before it would be worth it to Bill Gates to bend over and pick it up?

Obviously, that’s not how it works. I imagine he would stop and pick up a quarter just like the rest of us. But let’s join Neil deGrasse Tyson in a lecture from a few years ago and pretend for a moment…

And now let’s see how Bill Gates actually answers this question…

(via Reddit)