Struck by Lightning
The Curious World of ProbabilitiesBook - 2006
From lotteries, opinion polls and insuranceto worries about murder rates, naturaldisasters and terrorism, probability plays amajor part in our everyday lives--a partthat is frequently and needlessly misunderstood.Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, a mathprofessor and improvisational comedian,comes to the rescue with this irreverent,bestselling exploration of the odds andoddities of randomness. Looking at suchfamiliar topics as poker hands, e-mailspam, political elections and game shows,Struck by Lightning puts probability intoperspective and has fun along the way.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperPerennial, 
Copyright Date: ©2006
Branch Call Number: 519.2 Ros
Characteristics: 261, 17 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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