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Mathsemantics

Making Numbers Talk Sense

Edward MacNeal - Author

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ISBN 9780140234862 | 320 pages | 01 Mar 1995 | Penguin | 5.39 x 7.75in | Adult
Summary of Mathsemantics Summary of Mathsemantics Reviews for Mathsemantics An Excerpt from Mathsemantics
1. A fruitful start
2. The challenge of togetherness
3. Problems with names
4. The magic of names
5. The magic undone
6. More problems with names
7. Three domains
8. Grasping nothing
9. Divorce
10. Writer's cramp
11. Yes, but why does 2 times 2 equal 4?
12. Impurities
13. Roundly speaking
14. A significant number
15. Space rates
16. Caring for symbol systems
17. Sorry to be late
18. Time
19. One for all
20. Estimating
21. On the fence
22. Percentages
23. Surveys
24. The bugs in the bottle

Appendices:
A. Quizzes
B. Quiz index and answers
C. Mathsemantic propositions
Selected sources
General index


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