/ (ˈnjuːmərəsɪ) /
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the ability to use numbers, esp in arithmetical operations
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby numeracy
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Example sentences from the Web for numeracy
And certainly folks with lower numeracy and literacy would have more difficulty putting calorie numbers into context.Colors Useful in Conveying Nutritional Information, Says Study|Jesse Singal|August 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST