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Author Cushman, Jean.
Title Do you wanna bet? : your chance to find out about probability / Jean Cushman ; illustrated by Martha Weston.
Pub Info New York : Clarion Books, c1991.
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  J 519.2 CUS     AVAILABLE
Descript 102 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Audience 660L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.1 2 2 114643
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-99) and index.
Contents Do you wanna bet? -- One out of two: Heads and tails? -- Which hand? -- Girl or boy? -- Forecasting: Will it snow tomorrow? -- Are you sure? Is it impossible? Maybe! -- ABC's of probability: Mysterious message -- Making and breaking codes -- Birthday party: Same birthday -- Door prize -- How many red? Brown? Yellows? -- Sampling and statistics -- Left hand or right? -- PTA carnival: Take a chance! Win a TV set! -- Lucky wheel -- Guessing the colors -- Winners and losers: Playing cards -- Rolls of the dice -- Last chance: What shall we name the baby? -- Place your bets! -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary Two boys find that the most ordinary 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.
Subject Probabilities -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Weston, Martha.
ISBN 0395565162