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Intuitive probability, a topical module

Lyle Andersen

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Published
**1975** by University of Denver Mathematics Laboratory in [Denver, Colo.] .

Written in English

- Probabilities.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Lyle Andersen; edited by Clarence Smith, Dorothea Pile. |

Contributions | Pile, Dorothea., Smith, Clarence., University of Denver. Mathematics Laboratory. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 11, 21 leaves : |

Number of Pages | 21 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18431595M |

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