The Resource Taking chances : winning with probability, John Haigh

Taking chances : winning with probability, John Haigh

Label
Taking chances : winning with probability
Title
Taking chances
Title remainder
winning with probability
Statement of responsibility
John Haigh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
519.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA273.15
LC item number
.H35 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Taking chances : winning with probability, John Haigh
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 366-368) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is probability? -- lotteries -- football pools, premium bonds -- one coin, many games -- dice -- games with few choices -- waiting, waiting, waiting -- TV games -- casino games -- bookies, the tote, spread betting -- this sporting life -- lucky for some -- miscellanea -- probability for lawyers
Control code
ocn823505303
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
New ed
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 373 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191594106
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35624097
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)823505303
  • acaebk0191594105

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
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