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40 Puzzles and Problems in Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Hardback Book

40 Puzzles and Problems in Probability and Mathematical Statistics Hardback

Part of the Problem Books in Mathematics series


This book is based on the view that cognitive skills are best acquired by solving challenging, non-standard probability problems. Many puzzles and problems presented here are either new within a problem solving context (although as topics in fundamental research they are long known) or are variations of classical problems which follow directly from elementary concepts.

A small number of particularly instructive problems is taken from previous sources which in this case are generally given.

This book will be a handy resource for professors looking for problems to assign, for undergraduate math students, and for a more general audience of amateur scientists.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 124 pages, 29 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 124 p. 29 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Probability & statistics
  • ISBN: 9780387735115



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