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Do You Wanna Bet?: Your Chance to Find Out About Probability
by Jean Cushman
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A book about probability, chance, and how to figure themreal math in a book that’s fun. Watch Danny and Brian in action at school, at home, and at play, and discover for yourself that chance has a part in a surprising number of everyday situations. If the weather forecaster predicts a 60 percent chance of snow, should Danny count on a snow day”? Has Brian bought enough chances to have a chance at winning the PTA raffle? Will Danny’s mother’s new baby be a boy or a girl? Do you wanna bet?
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Two boys find that the most ordinary everyday events and activities such as card games, coin flips, sports scores and statistics, and even weather prediction are dependent on the subtle interplay of many factors of chance and probability.
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