2 edition of **Chance & choice: practical probability and statistics** found in the catalog.

Chance & choice: practical probability and statistics

J. A. D"Arcy

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Published
**1968** by Thames & Hudson in London .

Written in

- Probabilities -- Popular works.,
- Statistics -- Popular works.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [by] J. A. D"Arcy. |

Series | The General studies library [4] |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA273 .D26 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 111 p. |

Number of Pages | 111 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5652696M |

LC Control Number | 68093142 |

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