Understanding Probability and Odds DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC011213
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 26

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Facing the odds goes far beyond gambling and games of chance. Why is it that people are afraid to get on a plane but are not fazed by the drive to the airport? Why do people believe that bad things come in threes? Students travel back in time to study with mathematician Reverend Thomas Bayes, whose work captured the essence of how the human mind makes decisions.