Take the Numb Out of Numbers
People don’t understand numbers
Fewer than 12% of adults are competent at math
Count them out: Most of your audience members can count and perform easy math problems. But they struggle to comprehend simple charts and graphs.
Avoid data dumps, statistics soup
Don’t make your readers’ eyes glaze over
Avoid statistics soup: Only use numbers that are necessary for the reader’s understanding.
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