Conned Again Watson : Cautionary Tales of Logic, Math and Probability Paperback
by Colin Bruce
We all lose time and money because of bad decisions, perfectly happy in the illusion that our common sense is choosing the right path for us.
In Conned Again, Watson! Sherlock Holmes uses his vast knowledge solve crimes and protect the innocent in a series of cautionary tales of greedy gamblers, reckless businessmen and ruthless conmen.
From 'The Execution of Andrews' to 'The Case of the Gambling Nobleman' and 'The Case of the Paranoid Student', there has never been a more exciting way to learn when to take a calculated risk - and how to spot a scam.
In this illuminating collection of twelve new Sherlock Holmes stories, challenges of logic, probability, statistics, game theory and more are illustrated.
A thought-provoking introduction to maths relevant to everyday life, this book will change the way you look at making decisions.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 299 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/02/2002
- Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
- ISBN: 9780099428572