Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences Short Essay Assignments

John Allen Paulos
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1. The first example Paulos uses about percentages relates to weather forecasters. What is the mistake?

2. What do doctors often do that is mathematically incorrect?

3. How does Paulos compare misuse of language to the misuse of calculating probability?

4. What is the example used to separate numerates from innumerates?

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