books about: probability
CK-12 Probability and Statistics - Basic (a Short Course)
CK-12 Foundation, 2012
CK-12 Foundation’s Basic Probability and Statistics – A Short Course is an introduction to theoretical probability and data organization. Students learn about events, conditions, random variables, and graphs and tables that allow them to manage data.
The Probability of Violet and Luke (Callie and Kayden Book 4)
Luke Price and Violet Hayes haven’t seen each other in a couple of months, not since they discovered Luke’s mother’s connection to Violet’s parent’s murders. But when Luke gets into some gambling trouble with the wrong people, destiny decides to throw the two of them together and they head out to Vegas to try and settle Luke’s debt. As Violet spends time with Luke, she becomes torn on whether she should be with him. She ...
Probability of Detection
America’s most beloved senior newscaster is missing and his daughter is desperately searching for him. But she isn't the only one. "One of the best thrillers I've read in years." "A real page-turner..." "Riveting!" When Marshall Cameron disappears from his exclusive retirement community in Vermont, his daughter Darcy—member of a canine search and rescue team—is called out to help find him. But other people are also looking for ...
The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and ...
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Random House Trade Paperbacks
A black swan is an event, positive or negative, that is deemed improbable yet causes massive consequences. In this groundbreaking and prophetic book, Taleb shows in a playful way that Black Swan events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we—especially the experts—are blind to them. In this second edition, Taleb has added a new essay, On Robustness and Fragility , which offers tools to navigate and exploit a Black Swan world.
GRE® Math Workbook (Kaplan Test Prep)
Hundreds of realistic practice questions and exercises to prepare you for the Math portion of the GRE. Kaplan’s Math Workbook for the GRE, 9th Edition, comprehensively addresses the math section of the GRE Revised General Test. This workbook is a highly effective way to prepare for the math section of the GRE Revised General Test. Kaplan’s Math Workbook for the GRE, 9th Edition includes: • 6 full-length Quantitative ...
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't
Penguin Press HC, The
"Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is The Soul of a New Machine for the 21st century." —Rachel Maddow, author of Drift Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. The New York Times now publishes FiveThirtyEight.com , where Silver is one of the nation’s most ...
Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight
John W. Foreman
Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It's a brave new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions. But how does one exactly do data science? Do you have to hire one of these priests of the dark arts, the "data scientist," to ...
Freakonomics Rev Ed: (and Other Riddles of Modern Life)
HarperCollins e-books, 2010
Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion affect the rate of violent crime? These may not sound like typical questions for an econo-mist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He is a much-heralded scholar who studies the riddles of everyday ...
Common Core Math Workouts, Grade 6
Mark Twain Media
Each page in Common Core Math Workouts for grade 6 contains two workouts”--one for skills practice and one for applying those skills to solve a problem. These workouts make great warm-up or assessment exercises. They can be used to set the stage and teach the content covered by the standards. They can also be used to assess what students have learned after the content has been taught. Content is aligned with the Common Core State Standards ...
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.)
Stephen J. Dubner
Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How much do parents really matter? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He studies the riddles of everyday life—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—and reaches conclusions that turn conventional wisdom on its head. Freakonomics is ...
Discovering Statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics
SAGE Publications Ltd
Unrivalled in the way it makes the teaching of statistics compelling and accessible to even the most anxious of students, the only statistics textbook you and your students will ever need just got better! Andy Field's comprehensive and bestselling Discovering Statistics Using SPSS 4th Edition takes students from introductory statistical concepts through very advanced concepts, incorporating SPSS throughout. The Fourth Edition focuses on ...
Common Core Math Workouts, Grade 7
Mark Twain Media
Each page in Common Core Math Workouts for grade 7 contains two workouts”--one for skills practice and one for applying those skills to solve a problem. These workouts make great warm-up or assessment exercises. They can be used to set the stage and teach the content covered by the standards. They can also be used to assess what students have learned after the content has been taught. Content is aligned with the Common Core State Standards ...
How to Lie with Statistics
W. W. Norton & Company
Over Half a Million Copies Sold--an Honest-to-Goodness Bestseller Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to full rather than to inform.
The Practice of Statistics
Daren S. Starnes
W. H. Freeman
Rev. ed. of: Practice of statistics / Daniel S. Yates, David S. Moore, Daren S. Starnes.
The Moscow Puzzles: 359 Mathematical Recreations (Dover Recreational Math)
Boris A. Kordemsky
This is, quite simply, the best and most popular puzzle book ever published in the Soviet Union. Since its first appearance in 1956 there have been eight editions as well as translations from the original Russian into Ukrainian, Estonian, Lettish, and Lithuanian. Almost a million copies of the Russian version alone have been sold. Part of the reason for the book's success is its marvelously varied assortment of brainteasers ranging from simple ...
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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
W. W. Norton & Company
“Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”— San Francisco Chronicle Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat ...
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Edward R. Tufte
The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis. Design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples. Editing and improving graphics. The data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs. ...
The Destiny of Violet & Luke (Callie and Kayden Book 3)
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Ever After of Ella and Micha comes a story of scars, courage, and new possibilities . . . Luke Price's life has always been about order, control, and acting tough on the outside. For Luke, meaningless relationships are a distraction-a way to tune out the twisted memories of his childhood. He desperately wishes he could forget his past, but it haunts him no matter what he does. Violet ...
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Major New York Times bestseller Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012 Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011 A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title One of The Economist ’s 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal 's Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 2011 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient In the international bestseller, ...
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