What Are the Odds?

What Are the Odds?

Chance in Everyday Life

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
An introduction to how chance works and the role it plays in everyday life discusses the chances of winning the lottery, the potential of making a living as a gambler, and the possibility of the universe as a predictable machine.

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An entertaining and accessible introduction to how chance works and the role it plays in everyday life, discussing chances of winning the lottery, the potential of making a living as a gambler, and the possibility of the universe as a predictable machine. Orkin is professor of statistics at California State University-Hayward. He is interviewed frequently on radio and television shows nationwide. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, 1999
ISBN: 9780716735601
0716735601
Branch Call Number: 519.2 ORK
Characteristics: v, 154 p. ; 24 cm

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