2 edition of **theory of probability** found in the catalog.

theory of probability

Boris Vladimirovich Gnedenko

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Published
**1969**
by MIR Publishers in Moscow
.

Written in English

- Probabilities.

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p.390-397.

Statement | by B. V. Gnedenko. Trans. from the Russian by George Yankovsky. |

Contributions | Yankovsky, George. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 392 p. |

Number of Pages | 392 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14071277M |

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