Maths, or sums, are often misunderstood.
Language is used for communication between humans. Mathematics is a more precise means for communicating than everyday language, but it is important to realise that mathematics is not different in type from English.
In the sums will set you free zone, abelard offers articles that can help demystify this language, and so enable the user to understand and to master much in their physical and social environment.
logic does not work
– A: The Confusions of Gödel
misuse and abuse of statistics –
chance and Bayesian statistics
Intelligence Distributed Normally?
By Cyril Burt, 1963
inquiries into the efficacy of prayer
- Francis Galton, 1872
the foundations for sound education
sum of a geometric sequence: or the arithmetic of fractional
poverty and life expectancy
how to teach a person to read using phonics
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