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The unfinished game : Pascal, Fermat, and the seventeenth-century letter that made the world modern / Keith Devlin.

Devlin, Keith J. (Author).
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West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 519.2 DEV (Text) 31951004114960 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780465009107
  • ISBN: 0465009107
  • Physical Description: x, 191 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Monday, August 24, 1654 -- A problem worthy of great minds -- On the shoulders of a giant -- A man of slight build -- The great amateur -- Terrible confusions -- Out of the gaming rooms -- Into the everyday world -- The chance of your life -- The measure of our ignorance.
Subject: Probabilities.
Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662 > Correspondence.
Fermat, Pierre de, 1601-1665 > Correspondence.
Mathematicians > France > Correspondence.

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