Taking Chances

Taking Chances

Winning With Probability

eBook - 2003
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"What are the odds against winning the Lotto, The Weakest Link, or Who Wants to be a Millionaire? The answer lies in the science of probability, yet many of us are unaware of how this science works. Every day, people make judgements on a wide variety of situations where chance plays a role, including buying insurance, betting on horse-racing, following medical advice - even carrying an umbrella. In Taking Chances, John Haigh guides the reader round common pitfalls, demonstrates how to make better-informed decisions, and shows where the odds can be unexpectedly in your favour. This new edition has been fully updated, and includes information on top television shows, plus a new chapter on Probability for Lawyers."--Jacket.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Edition: New ed
ISBN: 9780191594106
0191594105
9780198526636
0198526636
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 373 pages) : illustrations

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