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001    ocn2ocm55899527 
003    OCoLC 
005    20100614124832.0 
008    090713s2010    flua     b    001 0 eng   
010    2009026774 
020    9781439801635 (hardcover : alk. paper) 
020    1439801630 (hardcover : alk. paper) 
035    (OCoLC)255899527 
040    DLC|cDLC|dUBY|dDEBBG|dOMB|dTTN 
049    TTNM 
050 00 QA401|b.G658 2010 
100 1  Gould, Ronald. 
245 10 Mathematics in games, sports, and gambling :|bthe games 
       people play /|cRonald J. Gould. 
260    Boca Raton :|bCRC Press,|cc2010. 
300    xix, 354 p. :|bill. ;|c25 cm. 
500    "A Chapman & Hall book." 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Basic probability : Of dice and men ; Probability ; The 
       laws which govern us ; Poker hands versus batting orders ;
       Let's play for money ; Is that fair? ; The odds are 
       against us ; Things vary ; Conditional expectation -- The 
       game's afoot : Application to games ; Counting and 
       probability in poker hands ; Roulette ; Craps ; Let's make
       a deal: the Monty Hall problem ; Carnival games ; Other 
       casino games ; Backgammon -- Repeated play : Binomial 
       coefficients ; The binomial distribution ; The Posisson 
       distribution ; Streaks: are they real? ; Betting 
       strategies ; The gambler's ruin -- Card tricks and more : 
       The five-card trick ; The two-deck matching game ; More 
       tricks : The paintball wars -- Dealing with data : Batting
       averages and Simpson's paradox ; NFL passer ratings ; 
       Viewing data: simple graphs ; Confidence in our estimates 
       ; Measuring differences in performance -- Testing and 
       relationships : Suzuki versus Pujols ; I'll decide if I 
       believe that ; Are the old adages true? ; How good are 
       certain measurements? Arguing over outstanding 
       performances ; A last look at comparisons -- Games and 
       puzzles : Number arrays ; The Tower of Hanoi ; Instant 
       insanity ; Lights out ; Peg games -- Combinatorial games :
       Subtraction games ; Nim ; Games as digraphs ; Blue-red 
       Hackenbush ; Green Hackenbush ; Games as numbers ; More 
       about numbers -- Appendix : Review of elementary set 
       theory ; Standard normal distribution table ; Student's t-
       distribution ; Solutions to problems ; Selected even 
       exercises. 
650  0 Mathematical analysis. 
650  0 Problem solving|xMathematical models. 
650  0 Games|xMathematics. 
650  0 Sports|xMathematics. 
650  0 Gambling|xMathematics. 
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