## Reviews## User reviews## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Venson Wang - GoodreadsNice book gives an overview of general misconceptions of using numbers. It covers some mathematical and probability rules for math savvy readers. Examples of real world demonstrating central limit ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Mohamad Bourji - GoodreadsThis book could easily be a 500 page book. Written by a mathematician, it's up to the point. It's incredible how much we rely on mathematics in our daily lives yet a lot of us have little sense of it ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Stephen Hackney - GoodreadsThe author's underlying premise - that too many people are "innumerates" (mathematically illiterate) - and his principle message, through numerous examples, is that socially and culturally we as a ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Craig Werner - GoodreadsGiving this three stars instead of four because I'd recommend Paulos's A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper over it. Both books cover essentially the same themes: the prevalance of fairly basic ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Johnny Nguyen - GoodreadsYou have to warm up to it at first Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Krishna Agarwal - GoodreadsHighly overrated in my opinion. also found a few mistakes. Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - blake - GoodreadsLet's say there was a <1% chance that I would buy an unknown book after stumbling randomly upon it on a bargain shelf (something I haven't done in almost a decade after perusing dozens of such shelves ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Ken Ransom - GoodreadsReading Innumeracy is probably most fun for people who already understand 95% of the math Paulos uses. Plus a lot of the examples aren't from current events despite what the back cover says. I bet a ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Faris Naufal Rahman - GoodreadsAn easy read about illiteracy in numbers and maths. Considering the subtitle "Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences", the book covers a lot of examples on the illiteracy but not so much on the ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Jane H - GoodreadsThis was a fascinating read to me, though I don't know how someone who considers themselves "not a math person" would feel. There were some sections I struggled to understand, and some images or ... Read full review |