Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin
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]
Princeton University Press
Princeton, New Jersey
Estimation theory, Problem solving, Math games
Mathematics | Statistics and Probability
Weinstein, Lawrence and Adam, John A., "Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin" (2008). Physics Faculty Books. 7.