Journals Higher Education

$24.95

Hardcover

04 June 2009

208 Pages | 2 line (B/W)

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195367898


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The Monty Hall Problem

The Remarkable Story of Math's Most Contentious Brain Teaser

Jason Rosenhouse

  • The first book to discuss the many facets of an especially famous mathematical brainteaser
  • Most mathematically inclined people are fascinated by the Monty Hall problem
  • Introduces important, and sometimes difficult, mathematical ideas in a way that is far more approachable and engaging than standard textbook treatments of the subject
  • Presents a large number of original variants on the familiar version of the problem
  • Each chapter closes with a set of historical notes that enriches and supplements the material presented in the main text
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