Tag Archives: Estimation

How Many Balloons?

How many balloons are these two men carrying? Questions like this just come to mind when I’m walking down the street.

If I could have a mundane superpower — a knack or skill that is extremely useful but much less impressive than flying, invisibility, or super strength — I would choose to be an amazing estimator. If I could accurately estimate any quantity or measurement, I think I could do a lot of good.