Wrong proportions

Wrong proportions. The examples of proportions that people tend to overestimate come from Ipsos MORI[2, 3], which reveal misconceptions across 33 countries. Paulos, Innumeracy (1988), is full of fascinating examples of disproportionality, asking, for example, how much the level of the Red Sea would rise if you added all the human blood in the world.

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Date Posted: 2018-03-09