from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Unfamiliar with mathematical concepts and methods.
- n. A person who is unfamiliar with mathematical concepts and methods.
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- adj. Lacking numeracy.
- n. One who lacks numeracy skills.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Lacking knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and methods; by analogy with
illiterate. Opposite of numerate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking knowledge and understanding of mathematical concepts and methods
Which, despite its superficial appeal to the innumerate, is nonsensical.
I'm sure you don't know what 'innumerate' means so look it up.
Most respondents were considered "innumerate," with 33\% answering only one question correctly and 35\% having no correct answers.
(I am aware btw that innumerate unions occasionally claim it does add up; these are invariably based on best case stockmarket returns scenarios which (i) ignore the crashes and (ii) ignore the rules under which pensions operate). on January 2, 2010 at 9: 01 am Paul
I am effectively innumerate, (nor have I any design capability) so I am not easily able to start to quantify numbers and create charts.
Consider for a moment what any black man in the US goes through "EVERY DAY", you innumerate twit.
And, BTW – whether in Italian or English, “spaghetti” is not, strictly speaking, a “plural” noun – it is, rather, one of those fairly-curious object-designations that may be said to be, in a certain sense, “innumerate”.
But I guess Al just proved why Pawlenty is on the right track for the primaries: being innumerate is a plus.
Equally, I can exercise the "choice" to purchase my gas directly from Ukraine, throw my pension into a looted plan or deposit money in a morally dyslexic and operationally innumerate bank.
And they say liberals and progressives are innumerate.