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Innumeracy : mathematical illiteracy and its consequences

Author: John Allen Paulos
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the follies that arise from a lack of understanding of science and mathematics.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Allen Paulos
ISBN: 0809074478 9780809074471
OCLC Number: 18017589
Description: 135 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Examples and principles --
Probability and coincidence --
Pseudoscience --
Whence innumeracy? --
Statistics, trade-offs, and society --
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An analysis of the follies that arise from a lack of understanding of science and mathematics.

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