CHANCE: A GUIDE TO GAMBLING, LOVE, THE STOCK MARKET, AND JUST ABOUT EVERYTH ING ELSE

CHANCE: A GUIDE TO GAMBLING, LOVE, THE STOCK MARKET, AND JUST ABOUT EVERYTH ING ELSE

By: Aczel, Amir D.

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A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In Chance, celebrated mathematician Amir D. Aczel turns his sights on proba bility theory--the branch of mathematics that measures the likelihood of a random event. He explains probability in clear, layman's terms, and shows i ts practical applications. What is commonly called luck has mathematical roots and in Chance, you'll learn to increase your odds of success in everything from true love to the stock market. For thousands of years, the twin forces of chance and mischance have beguiled humanity like none other. Why does fortune smile on some people, and smirk on others? What is luck, and why does it so often visit the undeserving? How can we predict the random events happening around us? Even better, how can we manipulate them? In this delightful and lucid voyage through the realm of the random, Dr. Aczel once again makes higher mathematics intelligible to us.

Title: CHANCE: A GUIDE TO GAMBLING, LOVE, THE STOCK MARKET, AND JUST ABOUT EVERYTH ING ELSE

Author Name: Aczel, Amir D.

Categories: Dictionaries & Reference,

Edition: First

Publisher: Basic Books: 2009

ISBN Number: 1567317359

ISBN Number 13: 9781567317350

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000048401