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Roanoke professor turns love of games into probability textbook

Roanoke professor turns love of games into probability textbook

Dr. David Taylor's book "The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability," discusses the basics of probability through games like poker, Yahtzee, Monopoly, blackjack and even bingo.

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MCSP Conversation Series

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m.
Massengill Auditorium
Dr. David Taylor, Roanoke College
Title:  "Mathematics in Board Games: Making Better Decisions"