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9783319279374 | Springer Verlag, February 8, 2016, cover price $49.99

Product Description: The purpose of this book is to provide a sound introduction to the study of real-world phenomena that possess random variation. It describes how to set up and analyse models of real-life phenomena that involve elements of chance. Motivation comes from everyday experiences of probability, such as that of a dice or cards, the idea of fairness in games of chance, and the random ways in which, say, birthdays are shared or particular events arise...read more

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9781447153429 | Springer Verlag, July 14, 2013, cover price $49.99 |

*About this edition:*The purpose of this book is to provide a sound introduction to the study of real-world phenomena that possess random variation.9781852334314 | Springer Verlag, March 1, 2002, cover price $49.95 |

*About this edition:*Probability Models is designed to aid students studying probability as part of an undergraduate course on mathematics or mathematics and statistics.Product Description: Making good decisions under conditions of uncertainty requires a sound appreciation of the way random chance works. It requires, in short, an understanding of probability. In this Very Short Introduction, John Haigh introduces the ideas of probability--and the different philosophical approaches to probability--and gives a brief account of the history of development of probability theory, from Galileo and Pascal to Bayes, Laplace, Poisson, and Markov...read more

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9780199588480 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 4, 2012, cover price $11.95 |

*About this edition:*Making good decisions under conditions of uncertainty requires a sound appreciation of the way random chance works.Product Description: A unique and insightful approach to sports, exploring the math behind the action, withÂ a focus on the OlympicsÂ Readers can ready themselves for the beautiful mathematics of the greatest sporting event on the planet. They will discover the best tactics for taking a penalty, the pros and cons of being a consistent golfer, the surprising link between boxing and figure skating, and the formula for always winning a game of tennis...read more

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9781907554599 | Trafalgar Square, June 1, 2012, cover price $11.95 |

*About this edition:*A unique and insightful approach to sports, exploring the math behind the action, withÂ a focus on the OlympicsÂ Readers can ready themselves for the beautiful mathematics of the greatest sporting event on the planet.Product Description: How to beat the odds, how to always win at tennis, and how to take a penalty and score every time—all using the power of mathematics From an author committed to the popularization of math, this novel and intriguing look at sports explores the mathematics behind the action...read more

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9781907554223 | Reprint edition (Anova Books, August 1, 2011), cover price $15.95 |

*About this edition:*How to beat the odds, how to always win at tennis, and how to take a penalty and score every time—all using the power of mathematics From an author committed to the popularization of math, this novel and intriguing look at sports explores the mathematics behind the action.Paperback:

9781905798124 | Trafalgar Square, April 28, 2008, cover price $12.95 |

*About this edition:*Takes a look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action.Hardcover:

9781861058362 | Robson Book Ltd, October 15, 2005, cover price $22.95 |

*About this edition:*Why might it help a penalty taker to look at a clock before he kicks the ball?Product Description: Taking Chances presents an entertaining and fascinating exploration of probability, revealing traps and fallacies in the field. It describes and analyzes a remarkable variety of situations where chance plays a role, including football pools, the Lottery, TV games, sport, cards, roulette, coins, and dice...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198502920 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 15, 1999, cover price $35.00

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9780198526636 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 28, 2003), cover price $25.00 |

*About this edition:*Taking Chances presents an entertaining and fascinating exploration of probability, revealing traps and fallacies in the field.9780198502913 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 2000), cover price $14.95 |

*About this edition:*An easy-to-read, fun look at some common probability traps and fallacies and how they can be used to put the odds in the reader's favor.Product Description: ÃÂ¿QuiÃ©n no se ha preguntado alguna vez si existe un mÃ©todo para ganar en las apuestas? ÃÂ¿Por quÃ© es mÃ¡s probable ganar al Monopoly si uno se hace con las calles de color naranja? ÃÂ¿QuÃ© deporte permite mejor pronÃ³stico, el golf, el fÃºtbol o el tenis? ÃÂ¿QuÃ© juego ofrece mÃ¡s oportunidades de obtener premio, la loterÃÂa o las quini...read more

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9788483108840 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $35.00 |

*About this edition:*ÃÂ¿QuiÃ©n no se ha preguntado alguna vez si existe un mÃ©todo para ganar en las apuestas?
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