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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.
Physical description: 1 sound disc (9 hrs., 59 min.) : digital ; 12 cm.
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 Due: 13/5/2014 On loan 519.2 ROS
Talking Book RESERVED FOR PRINT DISABLED PATRONS In Library 519.2 ROS