One in three English adults stumped by everyday maths



One in three adults in English and Northern Irish struggle with simple maths such as calculating change from a purchase, according to a new study.
Researchers at Cambridge University and University College London (UCL) analysed the results of an international survey of nearly 9,000 adults from 31 countries that included four questions designed to test financial literacy, reports Your Money.
In one question, respondents were asked: “If a litre of cola costs $3.15, how much will you pay for a third of a litre?”
One in four English and Northern Irish respondents floundered when asked to... read more

 
19 March 2018 in Auto, Views: 154
Source: The Week
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