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Are you a numbers person?

One classroom moment is often all it takes to put people off maths for life. In this edition of The Why Factor Timandra Harkness asks why some people are intimidated by numbers.

Some people are numbers people – and some are not. One meltdown moment in the classroom is often all it takes to put people off maths for life. But, when you lose the ability to interrogate numbers, it makes it easier to be fooled by fancy figures. In this edition of The Why Factor, Timandra Harkness asks why people are intimidated by numbers.

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