## Mathsemantics: making numbers talk senseAn entertaining, anecdotal elucidation of math shows readers how numbers have inherent semantic content and attempts to cure readers of math blocks acquired in school. 20,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo. |

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User Review - Norman - GoodreadsThere is always a way to classify items as one thing and add them. Read numbers carefully and read into the terminology that companies use. Read full review

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User Review - Joanna - GoodreadsThis is the book that taught me you CAN compare apples and oranges, as long as you chage your terms and call them fruit. Read full review

### Contents

A fruitful start | 1 |

The challenge of togetherness | 9 |

Problems with names | 16 |

Copyright | |

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