What are “Fermi” Questions?

Fermi questions are questions designed to test your logic, and you may have encountered them before. So, they usually are formed or phrased in a way where the person asking you this question designs a scenario, asks you about a real world scenario, and asks you to provide an estimate very quickly. Here are few examples. Try to solve these 🙂

 

 

http://www.physics.uwo.ca/science_olympics/events/puzzles/fermi_questions.htm

http://mathforum.org/workshops/sum96/interdisc/sheila1.html

http://mathforum.org/workshops/sum96/interdisc/fermicollect.html

http://mathforum.org/workshops/sum96/interdisc/classicfermi.html

 

 

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