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The Art of Guesstimation

Lecture no. 5 from the course: The Secrets of Mental Math

The Art of Guesstimation

Taught by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin | 35 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

In most real-world situations—such as figuring out sales tax or how much to tip—you don't need an exact answer but just a reasonable approximation. Here, develop skills for effectively estimating addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and square roots.


July 4, 2016