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The Numbers Behind Numb3rs

Solving Crime With Mathematics

by Keith Devlin and Gary, Ph.D. Lorden

Paperback, 243 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15 |


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The Numbers Behind Numb3rs
Solving Crime With Mathematics
Keith Devlin and Gary, Ph.D. Lorden

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Using plots and scenarios used in the television show "Numb3rs," shows how mathematics can be and is used to solve crimes, describing the techniques used and providing real-life examples of this crime-solving tool.

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