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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Feb 01, Terri rated it did not like it.
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Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin by Lawrence Weinstein
Kavita rated it 22.0 was ok Dec 20, Open Preview See a Problem? The authors show how easy it is to derive useful ballpark estimates by breaking complex problems into simpler, more manageable ones–and how there can be many paths to the right answer. Materials in Nuclear Energy Applications. Gerard rated it really liked it Mar 18, Nov 02, Aathavan rated it really liked it.
I recommend the book People who want to gyesstimation the logical guesstimtaion and People who want to think quantitative things. I’m actually not sure if I read this or a version that was 2. Christopher Gordon De Pree. Apr 20, Ashwini Pandey is currently reading it. Patricia Edwards is senior lecturer in art at Old Dominion University. She Has Her Mother’s Laugh. A good introduction to estimations or so-called “Fermi problems”. I understand base ten, took algebra, calculus, and trig in high school and got good grades at thoseand have studied probability and statistics in college at both the Bachelor’s and Master’s levelsso even though math isn’t my strong suit, Gursstimation am fairly competent at it.
Jun 15, Nam rated it it was ok.
Go to Vuesstimation Wildlife. How to Measure Anything is supposed to be a better book. A physics professor at my school is one of the authors of this book.
Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin
Amazingly interesting set-ups for conquering estimations. The book focuses on a series of problems and then gives the solution with what should be crappy educational system aside common sense, well known constants and a bit of basic math. Jan 05, Luke rated it really liked it.
How to write guesstimatioon great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. I can easily see having this book close by and returning to it again and again. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Fotis rated it liked it Sep 04, Richard rated it it was amazing Jun 18, guesstimarion Though the book starts very well, it grows repetitive quite fast.
Weinstein’s arguments are always convincing and, in many cases, very clever. Feb 16, Nicha rated it liked it. 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. Gives lots of useful figures that all people should know and teaches you how to quickly solve your own large scaled problems!
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I find wildly random guesses like that completely useless. The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to guesstimaation that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. May 13, Vikram Barate rated it really liked it. He is the coauthor of Guesstimation: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The book features dozens of problems guessimation with helpful hints and easy-to-understand solutions.
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