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The improbability principle : why coincidences, miracles, and rare events happen every day /

"An eye-opening and engrossing look at rare moments, why they occur, and how they shape our world"-- Full description

Main Author: Hand, D. J. 1950-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014
Edition: First edition.
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Contents: The mystery --A capricious universe --What is chance? --The law of inevitability --The law of truly large numbers --The law of selection --The law of the probability lever --The law of near enough --The human mind --Life, the universe, and everything --How to use the improbability principle --Appendix A.Mind-numbingly large and mind-bogglingly small --Appendix B.Rules of chance.
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