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AdministratorNovember 12, 2021 at 6:49 am
Society consistently uses the “times smaller” language and it isn’t actually mathematically correct. I still catch myself doing it. In its place, I try to use “one forth the size of” language which again helps to promote that multiplicative thinking while also bringing in fractional thinking.
Great wonder here.