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doctrine of chances, or, A method of calculating the probabilities of events in play. by Abraham de Moivre

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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Games of chance (Mathematics),
  • Mathematics -- Early works to 1800.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of 2nd ed., originally published, London, H. Woodfall for the author, 1738.

SeriesCass library of science classics ;, no. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA273 .M65 1738a
The Physical Object
Pagination[10], xxvi, 257 p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5583793M
LC Control Number67100530

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