Numbers in the news

Here’s a post from an editor of the New York Times with a list of some recent corrections in the Times having to do with numbers.  It’s nice to know they’re paying attention, but that first sentence is just as annoyingly familiar as the types of errors being corrected.  Still, an acknowledgement that “each” takes the singular verb form is welcome.

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About Priscilla Bremser

Professor of Mathematics Middlebury College
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