Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin

Title

Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin

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Description

Guesstimation is a book that unlocks the power of approximation--it's popular mathematics rounded to the nearest power of ten! The ability to estimate is an important skill in daily life. More and more leading businesses today use estimation questions in interviews to test applicants' abilities to think on their feet. Guesstimation enables anyone with basic math and science skills to estimate virtually anything--quickly--using plausible assumptions and elementary arithmetic... [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780691129495

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Princeton University Press

City

Princeton, New Jersey

Keywords

Estimation theory, Problem solving, Math games

Disciplines

Mathematics | Statistics and Probability