Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465040004
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This is the question we ask ourselves when we encounter the strangest and most seemingly impossible coincidences, like the woman who won the lottery four times or the fact that Lincoln's dreams foreshadowed his own assassination.

Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780749015
Size: 34.45 MB
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Fluke is a fascinating investigation into the true nature of chance, a must-read for maths enthusiasts and avid storytellers alike, it tears down the veil of improbability to reveal the wonderfully possible.

Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465040004
Size: 73.25 MB
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This is the question we ask ourselves when we encounter the strangest and most seemingly impossible coincidences, like the woman who won the lottery four times or the fact that Lincoln's dreams foreshadowed his own assassination.

The Improbability Principle

Author: David J. Hand
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711399
Size: 22.71 MB
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In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but.

The Perfect Bet

Author: Adam Kucharski
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 178283205X
Size: 44.30 MB
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The Perfect Bet looks beyond probability and statistics to examine how wagers have inspired a plethora of new disciplines - spanning chaos theory, machine learning and game theory - which are not just revolutionising gambling, but changing ...

What S Luck Got To Do With It

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400834457
Size: 19.63 MB
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Enlightening Symbols

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400850118
Size: 12.57 MB
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From words to abbreviations to symbols, this book shows how math evolved to the familiar forms we use today.

Mindwise

Author: Nicholas Epley
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385351674
Size: 31.44 MB
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Mindwise will not turn other people into open books, but it will give you the wisdom to revolutionize how you think about them—and yourself. From the Hardcover edition.

Chancing It

Author: Robert Matthews
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847658628
Size: 38.37 MB
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In this book, award-winning scientist and writer Robert Matthews shows how we can cut through such conundrums using some of the most potent intellectual tools ever developed: the laws of probability.

Everydata

Author: John H. Johnson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351861832
Size: 38.57 MB
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EVERYDATA explains, through the eyes of an expert economist and statistician, how to decipher the small bytes of data we consume in a day.