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Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Probabilities and statistics dominate our lives, yet few of us really understand them; here's an attempt to shed some light. Bennett (Mathematics/Jersey City State Coll.) uses practical examples to convey the history and nature of her subject. Ancient societies used dice or bones not only for gambling but to decide matters of life and death—on the theory that a random mechanism made the divine ... Read full review

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