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A Nod to Bertrand Russell

by Anthony Lo Bello (Allegheny College)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
March, 1997

Subject classification(s): Statistics and Probability | Probability | Limit Theorems
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics

The author investigates claims by Russell in Religion and Science about the probability of getting a large number of heads in a row when a coin is repeatedly tossed.

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Probability | Randomizing Gadgets
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