# Math illiteracy

By Murray Bourne, 07 Oct 2006

I came across a CafePress store selling funny math paraphernalia.

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"Math illiteracy affects 4 out of every 3 people".

Perhaps this might be a good extra curricular activity, to encourage students to think of funny or ironic ways to express mathematics concepts (or to highlight misconceptions). Math doesn't have to always be about numbers and calculation.

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