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numeracy

Mathematical literacy Neurology The ability to understand mathematical concepts, perform calculations and interpret and use statistical information. Cf Acalculia.
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In the Australian Curriculum, students become numerate as they develop the knowledge and skills to use mathematics confidently across all learning areas at school and in their lives more broadly.
IF SUCCEEDING generations are more numerate, I'm going to take a creative leap here and hypothesise that today's younger gamblers could be more receptive to tote, pool betting, than to the traditional 'fixed-odds' types of betting that have dominated British gambling on horses for 50 years.
Under the agreement, Numerate will drive discovery programs aimed at identifying clinical candidates for use in Takeda's core therapeutic areas: oncology, gastroenterology, and central nervous system disorders.
In the 30th anniversary edition of Q, Bono advised: "Do the math or make sure you have somebody numerate to do it for you.
Brown and Prescott aim to put all types of mixed models into a general framework and to consider the practical implications of their use that can be understood by statisticians and numerate scientists, with the greatest emphasis placed on skills required for the application of mixed models and interpretation of the results.
warning: "Nearly one in four of the working age population are not functionally numerate, and almost one in six do not have functional liter-r acy skills.
Numerate people were more likely to see a person who got 74 percent correct and a person who got 26 percent incorrect as equivalent, while people who were less numerate thought people were doing better if their score was given in terms of a percent correct.
I suggest that Labour get somebody numerate to look at the budget and try again.
Good mathematicians can command very high salaries if they can not only show good numerate skills, but have an understanding of how to deal with people in a problem-solving environment.
It is clear that numeracy is a capability; one is either numerate or not, meaning that a numerate person has the ability and disposition to use and apply mathematics in a range of contexts outside the mathematics classroom.
We need to be numerate not only so we don't get ripped off in everyday life but also because it teaches us amazing thinking skills."
"As well as making sure all our children are literate and numerate, we have an obligation to adults who missed out."