|Title||Paper, 'Questions of chance' by Mr [Francis] Robartes|
|Description||Robartes muses on two problems:|
1: A gamester tries his fortune at a lottery book consisting of seven prizes and 43 blank. How many times he will undertake to pick a prize, or what is the least number the gamester can demand whilst still winning?
2: Two gamesters A and B case dice as follows, A rolls it once and B rolls it twice for every roll A makes. What are the odds that one will roll the chance?
Read to the Royal Society on 9 March 1691.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
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|NA8413||Robartes; Francis (1650 - 1718)||1650 - 1718|