John Allen Paulos





John Allen Paulos


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July 04, 1945

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Americans rank in the bottom five in numeracy, and some believe gambling is a good deal. But there are ways for people to improve their knowledge of math. Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.69 · 7,367 ratings · 555 reviews · 11 distinct worksSimilar authors
Innumeracy: Mathematical Il...

3.79 avg rating — 3,453 ratings — published 1988 — 26 editions
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Irreligion: A Mathematician...

3.64 avg rating — 1,825 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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A Mathematician Reads the N...

3.58 avg rating — 711 ratings — published 1995 — 12 editions
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A Mathematician Plays The S...

3.44 avg rating — 522 ratings — published 2003 — 14 editions
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Beyond Numeracy

3.83 avg rating — 365 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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Once Upon A Number: The Hid...

3.45 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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I Think, Therefore I Laugh:...

3.41 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 1985 — 17 editions
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Mathematics and Humor: A St...

3.40 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 1980 — 5 editions
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A Numerate Life: A Mathemat...

3.58 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2015 — 8 editions
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Mathematicn Reads Newsp Disp

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“Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security.”
John Allen Paulos

“The nuclear weapons on board just one of our Trident submarines contain eight times the firepower expended in all of World War II.”
John Allen Paulos, Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences

“For example, knowing that it takes only about eleven and a half days for a million seconds to tick away, whereas almost thirty-two years are required for a billion seconds to pass, gives one a better grasp of the relative magnitudes of these two common numbers.”
John Allen Paulos, Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences

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