Numbers in the News: Nobel Prizes

The Nobel Prizes, first presented in 1901, are awarded each December for lifetime achievements in science, academics, and culture. Here are some facts about the celebrated awards.

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THINK ABOUT IT: A total of 904 individuals have been awarded Nobel Prizes. What percent of those recipients were women? Use the information in the graph to answer.

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