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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper. John Allen Paulos

A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper


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ISBN: 038548254X, | 203 pages | 6 Mb


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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper John Allen Paulos
Publisher: Anchor




My bedside companion of late has been a highly entertaining and astute book called A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper. Similar and interesting reads: A Mathematician Reads The Newspaper (required reading at my kids' high school) and Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences, both by John Allen Paulos. / One, two, three … / But some numbers are skipped, / it's plain to see. / We never count zero / because it's not there. Hammered by declining print advertising revenue in much the same way newspapers have been, Time Inc. Announced Bad things: Martha Maybe I need to reread my copy of A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper. I try to educate my evidence students by using excerpts from a little book titled A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper. His follow-up books Beyond Innumeracy, A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper, Once Upon a Number, etc are good, but the first one is the best. A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper John Allen Paulos The Myths We Live By Mary Midgley The Tiger That Isn't Michael Blastland, Andrew Dilnot The Essential Turing B. / And the complex numbers / are as visible as air. Start at one” / Numbers are counted. John Allen Paulos has written several books on mathematics in everyday life and likened "innumeracy" to illiteracy.

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