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Author Haigh, John, 1955-

Title Taking chances : winning with probability / John Haigh
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 330 pages) : illustrations
Contents What is probability? -- Lotteries -- Football pools, premium bonds -- One coin, many games -- Dice -- Games with few choices -- Waiting, waiting, waiting -- Let's play best of three -- TV games -- Casino games -- Bookies, the Tote, spread betting -- This sporting life -- Lucky for some--miscellanea -- Appendix I. Counting -- Appendix II. Probability -- Appendix III. Averages and variability -- Appendix IV. Goodness-of-fit tests -- Appendix V. The Kelly strategy -- Solutions to test yourself quizzes -- Literature cited
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-326) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Probabilities -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585129428 (electronic bk.)
9780585129426 (electronic bk.)