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View Resource Quote: Cicero on Probability

"To us, probability is the very guide of life" is the modern translation of a quote from Roman orator Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 B.C.E. - 43 B.C.E.) found in his 45 B.C.E. work De Natura Deorum.

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View Resource Quote: Cowell on Odds

"Let me throw a mathematical dilemma at you - there`s 500 left. Well how come the odds of you winning are a million to one?" is a quote by British TV personality Simon Cowell (1959 - ). Cowell said this to a contestant on the British TV talent competition Pop Idol on October 5, 2001.

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View Resource Gallery: Reinterpreting Georges de La Tour

A sketch by Anastasia Mandel reinterpreting The Dice Players by Georges de La Tour (c. 1650-1651) with the statistical caption "The first practical probability studies." This is part of a collection of sketches by Anastasia Mandel and their accompanying statistical captions written by Stan Lipovetsky and Igor Mandel that took first place in the cartoon & art category of the 2009 A-Mu-sing...

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View Resource Gallery: Reinterpreting Heywood Hardy

A sketch by Anastasia Mandel reinterpreting Full Cry by Heywood Hardy (1892) with the statistical caption "Random noise." This is part of a collection of sketches by Anastasia Mandel and their accompanying statistical captions written by Stan Lipovetsky and Igor Mandel that took first place in the cartoon & art category of the 2009 A-Mu-sing contest sponsored by CAUSE. Free to use in...

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View Resource Quote: Mallarme on Random Thoughts

"Every Thought emits a Roll of the Dice." is the last line of the common translation of the 1897 poem "A Throw of the Dice Never will Abolish Chance," by French symbolist poet Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898).

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