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The Problem of Numeracy

A. S. C. Ehrenberg
The American Statistician
Vol. 35, No. 2 (May, 1981), pp. 67-71
DOI: 10.2307/2683143
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2683143
Page Count: 5
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The Problem of Numeracy
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Abstract

Lack of numeracy is due mainly to the way data are presented. Most tables of data can be improved by following a few simple rules, such as drastic rounding, ordering the rows of a table by size, and giving a brief verbal summary of the data.

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