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Understanding numbers better

Making Numbers Count is replete with examples of how people can make numbers understandable and tolerable even for those who dread numbers

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Book Cover (Making Numbers Count)

Ishaan Gera
Making Numbers Count
Author: Chip Heath and Karla Starr
Publisher: Bantam Press 
Pages: 172 (including index)
Price: Rs 799

In 1781, after 11 years of tiresome research, Immanuel Kant published his seminal work Critique of Pure Reason. Although the book is still regarded as one of the significant contributions to philosophy, the book was not well received. It is not that Kant’s logic had flaws in it, but reviewers criticised it because he had made the work long and so hard to read that people could barely complete it. Those who did manage to get through the book barely understood it because of the complexity

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First Published: Feb 24 2022 | 12:25 AM IST

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