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The nature and laws of chance

Thomas Simpson

The nature and laws of chance

Containing, among other particulars, the solutions of several abstruse and important problems. ... The whole after a new, general, and conspicuous manner, and illustrated with a great variety of examples. By Thomas Simpson, ...

by Thomas Simpson

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Published by Printed by Edward Cave, at St. John"s Gate. 1740. And sold by the booksellers in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1983. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 306, no. 9).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 306, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],iv,85,[1]p.
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17017996M

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“The Laws of Nature: An Infallible Justice,” compiled from lectures and Srimad- Bhagavatam purports by His Divine Grace A.C.

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