*How likely is that?*, by John Haigh (Sussex)

*Taking chances: winning with probability*and has given one of a series of popular lectures for the London Mathematical Society. Jointly with fellow sports lover Rob Eastaway he has also written

*Beating the Odds; the hidden mathematics of sport*.

He sums up his lecture entitled "How likely is that" as follows. "Answers to questions about probability are often surprising and may even seem paradoxical. But a logical approach shows why these answers arise".

JOC/EFR November 2017

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