Results 1-10 of 41## 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 - Ko Matsuo - GoodreadsPaulos does a great job of showing what mathematical illiteracy can do to an individual or a society. The challenge is that understanding explanations for literacy requires the very literacy that the ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Justin Time - GoodreadsThe first thing you should know about this book is that it is old (1987). In fact, I think there is a 2014 edition. I know some of the facts sited in this book are outdated (some for better and some ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Dick Hamilton - GoodreadsI enjoyed the book and the descriptions. I personally wish the book was twice as long so that the author would provide more examples/longer descriptions. Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Stephanie Roth - GoodreadsI'd love as updated version of this book, though it certainly (unfortunately) hasn't lost its relevance. Lots of great quotes and examples to share with my middle-school math students. Don't want them to be among the innumerate! Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Valerie - GoodreadsI haven't really read a book like this before but I am working on getting comfortable with math again. I liked certain parts of this book a lot. My favorite was his description of size comparisons of ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Alex B - GoodreadsOverall very good, but the first and last chapters are better than the middle. Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Brice Morrison - GoodreadsInteresting and makes a good case for benefits of a society that knows simple math. Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Marjorie Elwood - GoodreadsGrowing up, I loved science and math classes. Having said that, reading this book was hard work despite the author's suggestion to pass over certain portions, if they were more than you cared to slog ... Read full review ## Review: Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesUser Review - Steve - GoodreadsGood refresher on probabilities. The ebook edition I read did not use superscripts. Instead, exponents were represented in the following manner: 1,000,000 = 106. Passable, but confusing for those who are not numerate. Read full review | ## User ratings
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