## Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its ConsequencesPaulos argues that our inability to deal rationally with numbers--or with the probabilities associated with them--results in misinformed governmental policies, confused personal decisions, and an increased susceptibility to pseudo-sciences of all kinds. |

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It is a well explained, easy to understand for the most part and illustrative book that tries to show the importance of basic mathematics in the life of a person, organization or government.

I recommend it, highly!

### Contents

Introduction | 3 |

Probability and Coincidence | 33 |

Pseudoscience | 66 |

Copyright | |

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Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences John Allen Paulos No preview available - 1990 |

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