Chances Are . . .: Adventures in Probability

Chances Are . . .: Adventures in Probability

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A compelling journey through history, mathematics, and philosophy, charting humanity’s struggle against randomness

Our lives are played out in the arena of chance. However little we recognize it in our day-to-day existence, we are always riding the odds, seeking out certainty but settling—reluctantly—for likelihood, building our beliefs on the shadowy props of probability. Chances Are is the story of man’s millennia-long search for the tools to manage the recurrent… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin (February 27, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 737 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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