Uncertainty


Book: 
On the Shoulders of Giants: New Approaches to Numeracy
Authors: 
Moore, D. S.
Editors: 
Steen, L. A.
Type: 
Category: 
Pages: 
95-137
Year: 
1990
Publisher: 
National Academy of Sciences
Place: 
Washington, D. C.
Abstract: 

The task of this essay is not to urge attention to data and chance in the school curriculum- they are already attracting attention- but to develop this strand of mathematical ideas in a way that makes clear the overall themes and strategies within which individual topics find their natural place.