Definition of Innumeracy

1. Noun. Inability or unfamiliarity with mathematics or numbering systems. ¹



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Definition of Innumeracy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Innumeracy

innoxious
inns
innubilous
innuendis
innuendo
innuendoed
innuendoes
innuendoing
innuendos
innuit
innumerability
innumerable
innumerableness
innumerably
innumeracies
innumeracy (current term)
innumerate
innumerates
innumerous
innundated
innutrition
innutritious
innutritive
innyard
innyards
ino-
inobedience
inobedient
inobservable
inobservance

Literary usage of Innumeracy

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1. Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa by Tina James (2004)
"... outcomes and substandard education offered to black South Africans, with the consequence that there is a high rate of adult illiteracy and innumeracy. ..."

2. It's Elementary! Elementary Grades Task Force Report by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequence. New York: Hill and Wang, 1988. Porter, Andrew. "A Curriculum Out of Balance—The Case of Elementary ..."

3. Strategies for Housing and Social Integration in Cities by Richard Martin Kirwan, Lindsay MacFarlane (1996)
"It is essential that educational quality is improved in disadvantaged neighbourhoods with particular attention paid to attacking illiteracy and innumeracy. ..."

4. Post-Compulsory Education for Disabled People by Don Labon, Peter Evans (1997)
"The major categories of disability were illiteracy, innumeracy and mental retardation, together accounting for 57 per cent of those registered. ..."

5. The Impact of Chaos on Science and Society by Celso Grebogi, James A. Yorke (1997)
"Z. Naturforsch. 38a: 1157—1169 (1983). [55] JA Paulos. innumeracy: Mathematical illiteracy and Its Consequences. ..."

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