A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper

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Baker & Taylor, CATS, 29 juin 2009 - 212 pages
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Reveals the hidden mathematical angles that can be found in everyday newspaper articles, explaining how to determine the actual probabilities and statistics of everyday occurrences. Reprint.

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Avis d'utilisateur  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

I love mathematics. I love newspapers. I also love facts, and separating those from fiction, and clarity, and healthy skeptical thinking, and a vigorous dose of humor. This book satisfies all those ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - justindtapp - LibraryThing

The book is about 200 pages but has over 50 chapters. So, each chapter reads sort of like a blog entry. It was published in 1994, before blogs, so it made him more money than simply blogging his ... Consulter l'avis complet

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