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Author King, Amy C.

Title Pathways to probability : history of the mathematics of certainty and chance / <by> Amy C. King <and> Cecil B. Read ; <With bibl. and gloss.>
Published New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963


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Description volumes : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Series Holt Library of science
Holt library of science.
Contents Are the odds against you? -- Early glimpses -- Arrangements and combinations -- The dabbler and the antagonist -- The odds of life -- The Brothers Bernoulli -- Calculating the risk -- Mr. Euler and his contemporaries -- Buffon and Bayes -- Lagrange, Laplace, and later -- Present patterns -- A child of probability -- Applying probability
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 131-133
Subject Mathematics -- History.
Author Read, Cecil B. (Cecil Byron)
LC no. 63022252