Becky Kleanthous

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Becky Kleanthous is a writer with a background in education and linguistics. She usually lives at

A qualified teacher with a Master’s degree in Education, Becky enjoys the challenge of writing about numbers for The Calculator Site. Her linguistics past gives her a special interest in the origins of mathematical terminology, and how units and labels vary by national variety of English.

Becky lives in Edinburgh with her husband, child, cat and dog (which sounds so simple that they may as well be lined up outside a square house drawn in crayon, with a triangle roof and a plume of smoke billowing from the chimney).

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