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Innumeracy : Mathematics Illiteracy and Its Consequences - 88 edition

Innumeracy : Mathematics Illiteracy and Its Consequences (ISBN10: 0679726012; ISBN13: 9780679726012)
ISBN13: 978-0679726012
ISBN10: 0679726012

Summary: Dozens of examples in innumeracy show us how it affects not only personal economics and travel plans, but explains mischosen mates, inappropriate drug-testing, and the allure of psuedo-science. Paulos contends that "innumeracy, an inability to deal comfortably with the fundamental notions of number and chance, plagues far too many otherwiseknowledgeable citizens. . . . {Seeking to illustrate his argument, he discusses what he views as} examples of innumeracy-- ...show morestock scams, choice of a spouse, newspaper psychics, diet and medical claims, the risk of terrorism, astrology,sports records, elections, sex discrimination, UFOs, insurance and law, psychoanalysis, parapsychology, lotteries, and drug testing among them."(Introduction) ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 88
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Published: 01/16/1990
International: No



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