Poor maths is costing UK consumers over £1billion per year, new market research1 reveals New research shows 51% of Britons admit their maths skills aren't good enough to deal with everyday decisions like offers from supermarkets, phone, broadband, budget airline and utility companies 84% believe and maths experts agree - that organisations are exploiting this lack of maths skills, making it hard for consumers to work out the best deals Over a quarter of the population suspect they have fallen foul of this repeatedly over the last year Britain's 'maths confusion' may be costing consumers as much as £1billion a year A new, free online math course is seeking to address the issue by helping people across the UK improve their grasp of maths and their ability to solve day-to-day maths problems A lack of confidence with maths is creating the opportunity for organisations to confuse consumers into making more costly choices and it's costing British shoppers over £1billion per year, market research commissioned by Citizen Maths reveals today.
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