0 Items:
$0.00
Your cart is empty

Promotions

Buy certain items together and save money.

Learn more

Institutional Orders

Take advantage of membership and volume discounts! Download our brochure and order form.

Product Information

Product Photo

WHY NUMBERS COUNT: Quantitative Literacy for Tomorrow's America (softcover)

Item #:
005775
Type:
Book
Price:
$19.95
Quantity:

Please note: This item has been inactive and is not available for purchase.

This item has been discontinued and is not available for purchase

If, as Lynn Arthur Steen, editor, maintains, "an innumerate citizen today is as vulnerable as the illiterate peasant of Gutenberg's time," what will we need to know and be able to do to compete in tomorrow's world? The College Board asked professionals from education, business, government, science, and the media to explore the demands of mathematical reasoning in the computer-driven information age. "Unless we learn ways to transform the broad perception of math from a problem into an opportunity, we are in trouble. Here is a book that addresses the issue clearly-cogently." -- Frank Newman, President, Education Commission of the States "An invaluable array of 'front line' perspectives on the kinds of quantitative skills students will need if they are to thrive in a rapidly changing society." -- Ramon Cortines, Special Advisor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.