|On Being Approximate|
What is being approximate?
Why be approximate?
It gives you more tools, and generally makes things easier.
How do you do it?
How to simplify a number
(Rounding | Order of magnitude | Exponential Notation | Memorable numbers )
Working with uncertainty
( Bounding | Honesty)
The power of approximation
( "What order of magnitude is ..." game
| Easy math with exponential notation and orders of magnitude
| Fermi Questions
| Developing "deep" understanding )
Comments encouraged. - Mitchell N Charity <firstname.lastname@example.org>