Classic Fermi Questions

This site works out the solutions to the questions, "How many Piano tuners are there in NY City?" and "how many jelly beans fit into a 1 liter bottle?"

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Subject: Mathematics
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Problem Set
Special Interest: Quantitative
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Quantitative Skills: Estimation, Problem Solving