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What Are the Chances?: Voodoo Deaths, Office Gossip, and Other Adventures in Probability

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Our lives are governed by chance. But what, exactly, is chance? In this book, accomplished statistician and storyteller Bart K. Holland takes us on a tour of the world of probability. Weaving together tales from real life—from the spread of the bubonic plague in medieval Europe or the number of Prussian cavalrymen kicked to death by their horses, through IQ test results an...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published April 30th 2002 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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Epidemics, stock options, global warming, and the time spent waiting in lines from a statistical perspective. Writting not always clear.
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There are good books on probability but this isn't one of hem.
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