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Fluke : the math and myth of coincidence, Joseph Mazur

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Fluke : the math and myth of coincidence
Title
Fluke
Title remainder
the math and myth of coincidence
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Mazur
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Language
eng
Summary
Looks at coincidences and unlikely occurrences, delving into the mathematical concepts of probability and sharing stories of striking flukes and coincidences from around the world
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DLC
Dewey number
519.2
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA612.24
LC item number
.M39 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Fluke : the math and myth of coincidence, Joseph Mazur
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Fluke : the math and myth of coincidence, Joseph Mazur
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- The stories -- Exceptional moments -- The girl from Petrovka and other benign coincidences -- Meaningful coincidences -- The mathematics -- What are the chances? -- Bernoulli's gift -- Long strings of heads -- Pascal's triangle -- The problem with monkeys -- The analysis -- Enormity of the world -- The stories of chapter 2 revisited -- The head-scratchers -- Evidence -- Discovery -- Risk -- Psychic power -- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- Epilogue
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
viii, 273 pages
Isbn
9780465060955
Lccn
2015043288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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(OCoLC)920018267

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