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Mason wants to use the Fermi process to estimate the number of golf b***s it would take to fill his bedroom. As part of the process, he needs to estimate the volume of his bedroom. He figures that his bedroom is about 20 ft long, 10 ft wide, and 10 ft high.

Which estimate best approximates the area of his bedroom?

​ 2×103 ​ ft³

​ 2×104 ​ ft³

​ 2×105 ​ ft³

​ 2×106 ​ ft³

 

Jenna uses the Fermi process to estimate the number of stickers it would take to cover her bedroom floor. Both her stickers and her floor are rectangular in shape.

She estimates her stickers to be about 2 in. long and 1 in. wide.

She estimates her bedroom floor to be about 20 ft long and 10 ft wide.

Which expression should Jenna use in the process?

3×1042×101

2×1022×100

2×1022×101

3×1042×100

jbouyer  May 9, 2017
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The answer to the second one is

3x10^4

2x10^0

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