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View Resource Quote: Cowell on Odds

"Let me throw a mathematical dilemma at you - there`s 500 left. Well how come the odds of you winning are a million to one?" is a quote by British TV personality Simon Cowell (1959 - ). Cowell said...

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View Resource Song: Probability

A song to teach various concepts in probability. Written by Mary Pat Campbell for Mathcamp 2002 at Colorado College. May be sung to the tune of "Take a Chance on Me" by ABBA

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View Resource Quote: Mallarme on Random Thoughts

"Every Thought emits a Roll of the Dice." is the last line of the common translation of the 1897 poem "A Throw of the Dice Never will Abolish Chance," by French symbolist poet Stéphane...

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View Resource Quote: Cicero on Probability

"To us, probability is the very guide of life" is the modern translation of a quote from Roman orator Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 B.C.E. - 43 B.C.E.) found in his 45 B.C.E. work De Natura Deorum...

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View Resource Quote: Lindley on non-Bayesians

"Inside every nonBayesian there is a Bayesian struggling to get out." is a quote by British Bayesian Statistician Dennis V. Lindley (1923- ). The quote is also cited on page 497 of E.T. Jaynes 2003...

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