1. Cardano and Games of Chance (1564)

  1. Prakash Gorroochurn

Published Online: 7 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118314340.ch1

Classic Problems of Probability

Classic Problems of Probability

How to Cite

Gorroochurn, P. (2012) Cardano and Games of Chance (1564), in Classic Problems of Probability, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118314340.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118063255

Online ISBN: 9781118314340

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Keywords:

  • Cardano and Games of Chance (1564);
  • Liber de ludo aleae, rules and problems, as later classics;
  • Cardano's and ROTM, and the probability problems;
  • “circuit” as the sample space, and “Cardano's formula”;
  • Cardano on probability, that needs to be multiplied, and not the odds

Summary

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  • Discussion