Read “Guesstimation Solving Today’s Problems on the Back of a Napkin” by Lawrence Weinstein with Rakuten Kobo. Guesstimation reveals the simple. Guesstimation Solving Today’s Problems on the Back of a NapkinLawrence Weinstein I got a review copy of this book, and initially decided. Guesstimation has ratings and 26 reviews. I’m actually not sure if I read this or a version that was – but there’s no listed on the author’s booklist, so .

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A careful study of this book would certainly improve a student’s ability to take a complicated question, break it down into solvable parts, and assemble the parts to find an answer.

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Alberto Trombetta rated gesstimation really liked it Feb 14, Breaking Away from the Math and Science Book. Princeton University Press, c Guesstimation enables anyone with basic math and science skills to estimate virtually anything–quickly–using plausible assumptions and elementary arithmetic. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Lawrence Weinstein begins with a concise tutorial on how to solve these kinds of order of magnitude problems, and then invites readers to have a go themselves.


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A physics professor at my school is one of the authors of this book. Lots of conversions to standard metric units. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports guesstimafion conferences and letters. It is a book of big numbers; you understand logarithms inadvertently by its end. How big was that explosion?

Books by Lawrence Weinstein. Primates of the World. Keep up-to-date with NHBS products, news and offers. Ultima nota di merito per la traduttrice Luisa Doplicher e per la “rilettrice” Marinella Lombardi, che hanno fatto un bel lavoro nell’italianizzare i riferimenti.

Also great for interview questions. About Help Blog Jobs Welcome to our new website. September guesdtimation, Imprint: It also includes appendixes containing useful formulas and more.

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Mar 22, Dawnh rated it it was amazing. The ability to estimate is an important skill in daily life. I might come back to it. Aug 09, Curtis marked it as to-read Shelves: It includes a handy appendix summarizing the guessimation formulas and basic science concepts needed, and its small size and French-fold design make it conveniently portable.

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Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. I would recommend checking out the book from the library just to read the short introduction, and flip through a couple of the problems to see what they’re like. Jan 22.0, Luke rated it really liked it.