Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers

Duelling Idiots and Other Probability Puzzlers

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What are your chances of dying on your next flight, being called for jury duty, or winning the lottery? We all encounter probability problems in our everyday lives. In this collection of twenty-one puzzles, Paul Nahin challenges us to think creatively about the laws of probability as they apply in playful, sometimes deceptive, ways to a fascinating array of speculative situations. Games of Russian roulette, problems involving the accumulation of insects on flypaper,… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (July 02, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 280 pages

File size: 5.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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