La legge del perdente. La matematica come vaccino contro l’azzardopatia
What are the odds of winning the Lottery? What is the pathological gambling disorder? Can you heal it? Or, better, can you make a vaccine against it? Yes, you can with the help of mathematics!
From Lottery to poker, the gambling is a serious issue, even a pathological illness. And the problemis getting always more severe in our society. How can you heal from this compulsive gambling?Maybe with some mathematical knowledges. Federico Benuzzi will guide us in a very amusing tourin the world of probabilities, with the help of some funny characters (a young barman, an old man,and a quite interesting teacher). Their story is never boring, even when it deals with the odds ofthe various games of chance, and it is so simple that even the younger readers can follow themathematical parts of the tale.
Federico Benuzzi holds a degree in Theoretical Physics and teaches Physics and Mathematics at a highschool in Bologna, his home town. He is also a juggler and an actor and he uses his abilities in performancesto popularize science.