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Practical this book demonstrates that math can't be divorced from meaning that numbers have inherent semantic content. Very informative Surprised how many people who self select as being good with numbers are not when it comes to anything outside of pure mathematics like word problems and order of magnitude Now to keep up freuent math explanations for real world problems with my children and hopefully keep them from failing when it comes to understanding mathsemantics

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Mathsemantics Making Numbers Talk Sense

Mathsemantics Making Numbers Numbers Talk MOBI #237 Talk Sense Book Description Entertaining anecdotal and immensely. On deciding to rate and review this book I just realised something funny Since the time I read this book a long time ago perhaps in my early teens I ve considered it to be formative to my thinking But I just realised I can t actually remember any exactly why or exactly what was covered by the bookNevertheless it must have done something right to have gotten itself classified that way in my head and to have stuck in my head for so long so it has my strong recommendation One thing I do remember is learning that you CAN add 4 apples to 2 oranges This didn t make me the favourite of my math teacher while we were studying algebra

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That makes them much easier to handle A sensible and novel solution to the math block that afflicts our society toda. This is the book that taught me you CAN compare apples and oranges as long as you chage your terms and call them fruit


7 thoughts on “Mathsemantics Making Numbers Talk Sense

  1. says:

    Written by an industrial statistician running a company analyzing airline passenger traffic this book analyzes results of job applications targeted to evaluate real life math skills The results are surprising in particular for these self selected sample of population applying for jobs reuiring these skills So what is the result of adding 2 apples to 5 oranges?Some or possibly many of us got good grades in math and indeed claim to be profici

  2. says:

    On deciding to rate and review this book I just realised something funny Since the time I read this book a long time ago perhaps in my early teens I've considered it to be formative to my thinking But I just real

  3. says:

    I learned that the semantics in math is critical to correct mathematics His first example is what is 2 apples plus 3 oranges

  4. says:

    Very informative Surprised how many people who self select as being good with numbers are not when it comes to anything outside of pure mathematics like word problems and order of magnitude Now to keep up freuent math explanations for real world problems with my children and hopefully keep them from failing when it comes to understanding mathsemantics

  5. says:

    This is the book that taught me you CAN compare apples and oranges as long as you chage your terms and call them

  6. says:

    Most interesting discussion of ways in which our culture fosters a certain incompatibility with number concepts despite our increasing reliance on numeric information Really intriguing

  7. says:

    Second go round A fascinating book on the intersection of mathematics and semantics Accessible and engaging at least to a nerd like me

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