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Struck by lightning the curious world of probabilities



Contributors: Caughey, Chris.
Year/Format: 2006, Talking Book , 1 sound disc (9 hrs., 59 min.) : Restricted to print disabled patrons.
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Summary/Review: Our fear of untoward events can be eased with the logic of statistics and probability, and knowing how to evaluate what the real odds of such events o more...
Summary/Review: Our fear of untoward events can be eased with the logic of statistics and probability, and knowing how to evaluate what the real odds of such events occurring. A multitude of applications of "the Probability Perspective" are laid out: calculating average losses at gambling, deciding which coincidences are truly surprising, understanding studies that show that a new drug reduces fatalities from a givin disease, oreven using uncertainty for one's own benefit.
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Publication information: Toronto : CNIB, 2006.
Language: English
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Record ID: 348479
Format: Talking Book
More creator details: by Jeffrey Rosenthal.
General note: Male reader.
Access restriction: Restricted to PRINT DISABLED Patrons.
Performers: Read by Chris Caughey.
Original version: Original version: Toronto : HarperFlamingo, 2005.
Technical details: Compression rate: 32.
Technical details: Digital audio book in DAISY format.
Technical details: MP3 compression.
Technical details: Recording standard: Daisy 2.02 standard.
Technical details: Requires DAISY talking book player.
Added author: Caughey, Chris.
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Talking Book RESERVED FOR PRINT DISABLED PATRONS In Library 519.2 ROS
Talking Book RESERVED FOR PRINT DISABLED PATRONS In Library 519.2 ROS
Talking Book RESERVED FOR PRINT DISABLED PATRONS In Library 519.2 ROS