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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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Using this platform, coupled with innovative funding and partnership models, Numerate is developing a therapeutic pipeline focused on producing first-in-class candidates against emerging targets addressing major unmet medical needs in cardiovascular, metabolic and neurodegenerative disease.
Because numeracy is about using mathematics to act in and on the world, people need to be numerate in a range of contexts (Steen, 2001).
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.
This level of scalability is essential for Numerate due to growing demand for our drug design services in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry," said Nigel Duffy, Ph.
In primary schools, every head wants their children to be literate and numerate.
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.
You do not need any previous accountancy experience or qualifications, but should be numerate and be able to answer written questions in English.
We see Tania in different I-positions in particular of becoming a university student, becoming a nursing student and becoming numerate i.
Or is anybody arguing that our NHS is a beacon when it boasts of killing 30,000 people per year through medical error, or that our education system turns out numerate and literate young people who can take on the modern business world etc etc etc.