2 edition of **What people really know about probability and statistics** found in the catalog.

What people really know about probability and statistics

Elana Joram

- 384 Want to read
- 4 Currently reading

Published
**1990**
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Written in English

- Belief and doubt.,
- Comprehension.,
- Problem solving -- Research.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Elana Joram. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | ix, 120 leaves : |

Number of Pages | 120 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18476151M |

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