noun see innumerate

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  • Innumeracy — Zahlenanalphabetismus (engl. innumeracy) bezeichnet rechnerisches Unvermögen und somit die Schwäche, Sachverhalte in Zahlen oder Wahrscheinlichkeiten darzustellen, beziehungsweise zahlenmäßig dargestellte Sachverhalte zu verstehen. John Allen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • innumeracy — noun Inability or unfamiliarity with mathematics or numbering systems. The man suffered from innumeracy stemming from a brain injury, and depended on his wife for all financial matters, no matter how trivial …   Wiktionary

  • innumeracy — innumerate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ without a basic knowledge of mathematics and arithmetic. ► NOUN ▪ an innumerate person. DERIVATIVES innumeracy noun …   English terms dictionary

  • innumeracy — See innumerate. * * * …   Universalium

  • innumeracy — in|nu|mer|a|cy [ ı numərəsi ] noun uncount the lack of the ability to do basic mathematics …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • innumeracy — in·numeracy …   English syllables

  • innumeracy — UK [ɪˈnjuːmərəsɪ] / US [ɪˈnumərəsɪ] noun [uncountable] the lack of the ability to do basic mathematics …   English dictionary

  • innumeracy — (ˈ)inˌ noun Etymology: in (I) + numeracy (herein) : the state of being innumerate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Innumeracy (book) — Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences is a 1989 book by mathematician John Allen Paulos (1988 1st ed., 135 p. ; 24 cm. New York : Hill and Wang; ISBN 0809074478) about innumeracy , a term he used to describe the equivalent of… …   Wikipedia

  • Numeracy — Innumeracy redirects here. For the book of same name, see Innumeracy (book). Numeracy is the ability to reason with numbers and other mathematical concepts. A numerically literate person can manage and respond to the mathematical demands of… …   Wikipedia

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