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  - Razinha - LibraryThing

Paulos is a witty mathematician and makes excellent points in his analyses of newspapers focusing on the numbers, statistics, ignorance and misrepresentations. Arranged as newspaper content, with ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - keylawk - LibraryThing

The author is a prolific writer and professional mathematician, who confesses to having an "unnatural attachment to newspapers". Introduction {2}. Structured in sections like a morning gazette, the ... Consulter l'avis complet

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