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A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper (1995)
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 038548254X, Paperback)In this book the author of Innumeracy : Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences reveals the hidden mathematical angles in countless media stories. His real life perspective on the statistics we rely on and how they can mislead is for anyone interested in gaining a more accurate view of their world. The book is written with a humorous and knowledgeable style that makes it great reading.
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The author examines the role of mathematics in understanding social issues.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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