Fluke

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Basic Books
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: 67.30 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: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465040004
Size: 47.85 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.

What S Luck Got To Do With It

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400834457
Size: 31.34 MB
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Ten Great Ideas About Chance

Author: Persi Diaconis
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140088828X
Size: 52.21 MB
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This book tells the story of ten great ideas about chance and the thinkers who developed them, tracing the philosophical implications of these ideas as well as their mathematical impact.

The Improbability Principle

Author: David J. Hand
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374175349
Size: 60.29 MB
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A well-known statistician presents his theory that extraordinary and rare events are actually commonplace and cites stories of two-time lottery winners and other bizarre coincidences to support his theory that unlikely events statistically ...

Coincidences Chaos And All That Math Jazz

Author: Edward B. Burger
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393329315
Size: 52.85 MB
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An irreverent and accessible explanation of challenging puzzles within the world of mathematics considers such topics as the link between a pineapple's spirals and the famous Fibonacci numbers, the shape of the universe as reflected by a ...

Man Vs Maths

Author: Timothy Revell
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 178131621X
Size: 76.13 MB
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Yet despite its ubiquity, for many of us, how the maths of today really works remains complex. Timothy Revell distils these complexities in this essential guide to modern-day mathematics.

Zeno S Paradox

Author: Joseph Mazur
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780452289178
Size: 39.76 MB
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Traces the epic history of ancient Greek philosopher Zeno's yet-unsolved paradox of motion, citing the contributions of such top minds as Aristotle, Newton, and Hawking to furthering the scientific community's understanding of the elusive ...