Mathsemantics: making numbers talk sense

Front Cover
Viking, Feb 11, 1994 - Education - 310 pages
0 Reviews
An 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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Mathsemantics: making numbers talk sense

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Books like John Paulos's Innumeracy ( LJ 5/1/89) have demonstrated that many people don't understand numbers. MacNeal asks "why not?'' and comes up with fascinating and helpful insights. He believes ... Read full review


A fruitful start
The challenge of togetherness
Problems with names

26 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information