## A History of Probability and Statistics and Their Applications Before 1750WILEY-INTERSCIENCE PAPERBACK SERIES The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend the lives of these works by making them available to future generations of statisticians, mathematicians, and scientists. From the Reviews of History of Probability and Statistics and Their Applications before 1750 "This is a marvelous book . . . Anyone with the slightest interest in the history of statistics, or in understanding how modern ideas have developed, will find this an invaluable resource." |

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### Contents

The Book and Its Relation to Other Works | 1 |

A Sketch of the Background in Mathematics and Natural | 13 |

Early Concepts of Probability and Chance | 28 |

Copyright | |

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