A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper
Baker & Taylor, CATS, Jun 29, 2009 - 212 pages
Reveals the hidden mathematical angles that can be found in everyday newspaper articles, explaining how to determine the actual probabilities and statistics of everyday occurrences. Reprint.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MartinBodek - LibraryThing
I love mathematics. I love newspapers. I also love facts, and separating those from fiction, and clarity, and healthy skeptical thinking, and a vigorous dose of humor. This book satisfies all those ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - justindtapp - LibraryThing
The book is about 200 pages but has over 50 chapters. So, each chapter reads sort of like a blog entry. It was published in 1994, before blogs, so it made him more money than simply blogging his ... Read full review