## Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with SolutionsRemarkable selection of puzzlers, graded in difficulty, that illustrate both elementary and advanced aspects of probability. Selected for originality, general interest, or because they demonstrate valuable techniques, the problems are ideal as a supplement to courses in probability or statistics, or as stimulating recreation for the mathematically minded. Detailed solutions. Illustrated. |

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#### LibraryThing Review

Avis d'utilisateur - trilliams - LibraryThingMostly straight-forward questions. Some solutions are merely discussions instead of rigorous proofs. Concluding problems are, let's just say, a bitch. Consulter l'avis complet

#### Review: Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions

Avis d'utilisateur - Robert - GoodreadsThis was another book I purchased the summer I decided to teach an AP statistics course. I studied quite a bit. This book was interesting. Several interesting puzzles were presented. Then the math behind the puzzles was explored. It's an interesting enough read. Consulter l'avis complet

### Autres éditions - Tout afficher

Fifty Challenging Problems in Probability with Solutions Frederick Mosteller Affichage d'extraits - 1987 |

Fifty challenging problems in probability with solutions Frederick Mosteller Affichage d'extraits - 1965 |

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