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Main Title Innumeracy : mathematical illiteracy and its consequences /
Author Paulos, John Allen,
Publisher Hill and Wang,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 49853587
ISBN 9780809058402; 0809058405
Subjects Mathematical ability--Popular works. ; Mathematics--Popular works. ; Denkfehler ; Mathematik ; Nichtverstehen ; Unterhaltungsmathematik ; Matemática. ; Denkfehler.--(DE-588)4230931-1 ; Mathematik.--(DE-588)4037944-9 ; Nichtverstehen.--(DE-588)4251026-0 ; Unterhaltungsmathematik.--(DE-588)4124357-2
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EHAM  QA93.P38 2001 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/05/2017
Collation xvi, 180 pages ; 21 cm
Notes Edition statement from preface. With new preface. Originally published: New York : Hill and Wang, 1988.
Contents Notes 1 Examples and Principles -- 2 Probability and Coincidence -- 3 Pseudoscience -- 4 Whence Innumeracy? -- 5 Statistics, Trade-Offs, and Society. Examines the nation's burgeoning inability to deal rationally with very large numbers, assesses the impact on government policymaking and everyday life, and shows what can be done about this.
Place Published New York
PUB Date Free Form ©2001
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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LCCN 2002278399
Merged OCLC records 223724522; 963758054
OCLC Time Stamp 20170330081949
Language eng
Origin OCLC
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OCLC Rec Leader 02304cam 2200529 a 45010