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Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Bantam Audio
Publication date January 1, 1990
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780553452136
ISBN-10 0553452134
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.95
Other format details audio
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Dozens of examples in innumeracy show us how it affects not only personal economics and travel plans, but explains mischosen mates, inappropriate drug-testing, and the allure of psuedo-science.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780809074471
 
from Hill & Wang Pub (December 1, 1988)
9780809074471 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $16.95
About: The author 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
Paperback
Book cover for 9780679726012 Book cover for 9780809058402
 
1 edition from Hill & Wang Pub (September 1, 2001)
9780809058402 | details & prices | 180 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $15.00
About: 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.
Reprint edition from Vintage Books (January 1, 1990)
9780679726012 | details & prices | 180 pages | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $12.00
About: Documents the widespread ignorance of simple concepts of numbers and probability, and shows how this mathematical illiteracy leads to wrong decisions in both public and private life
Cassette/Spoken Word
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from Bantam Audio (January 1, 1990)
9780553452136 | details & prices | List price $14.95
About: Dozens of examples in innumeracy show us how it affects not only personal economics and travel plans, but explains mischosen mates, inappropriate drug-testing, and the allure of psuedo-science.

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