Numeracy: Imperatives of a Forgotten Goal
Ido Gaal 1997 in Why Numbers Count? Quantitative Literacy for Tomorrow's America: College Entrance Examination Board, L.A. Steen (Ed.)

The author describes three different situations in which we use our quantitative skills: 1) Computational Situations-where a number is the desired result, 2) Decision-making Situations-where numerical results guide our decision making, and 3) Interpretive Situations-where quantitative information is combined with other information and value judgments to come to an understanding.

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Subject: Education
Special Interest: Quantitative
Resource Type: Journal Article