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"Adult respondents to a nationwide survey thought that a whopping 30% of Americans live in the Big Apple".

If you think that 90 million Americans live in New York, you don't have a problem only with unconscious biases and perceived over-representation of minorities.

You have a deeper problem with basic math, basic geography and how to calculate a percentage.

🇺🇸 democracy can't be fixed until Americans don't get their basic functional and numeric literacy skills back.

Dialogue between opposite parties has become sour because talking about political, economical or social issues with somebody who can't tell the difference between 3% and 30% is like talking about algebraic topology to somebody who just learned how to add numbers.

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scientificamerican.com/article

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