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by A123456789
December 12th, 2012, 4:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Ocean Sciences Bowl
Replies: 7
Views: 946

Re: National Ocean Sciences Bowl

I go to Greenhills School.
by A123456789
November 18th, 2012, 4:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Ocean Sciences Bowl
Replies: 7
Views: 946

Re: National Ocean Sciences Bowl

These are my team's, and there are about 6-7 questions per page. There are both tossup and bonus questions. It's fine if you don't have that many.
by A123456789
November 18th, 2012, 10:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Ocean Sciences Bowl
Replies: 7
Views: 946

Re: National Ocean Sciences Bowl

It's a 61 page Google Doc.
by A123456789
November 17th, 2012, 7:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Ocean Sciences Bowl
Replies: 7
Views: 946

National Ocean Sciences Bowl

I didn't know which forum to place this in, so I just decided to post here. If you are in NOSB and would be interested in trading your digital library of questions for mine, please pm me.
by A123456789
April 20th, 2012, 1:31 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions Marathon
Replies: 166
Views: 24906

Re: Fermi Questions Marathon

Suppose that (very roughly) McDonald's sells meals to 10^8 people per day. The average person perhaps orders 3 ounces of fries. The answer is thus 7.

How many websites are there on the internet that have been viewed by at least 1 million different computers?
by A123456789
April 5th, 2012, 6:32 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had
Replies: 185
Views: 19849

Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

@winneratlife
No, I'm not from Novi.
by A123456789
April 4th, 2012, 12:54 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions C
Replies: 82
Views: 18864

Re: Fermi Questions C

Unfortunately, there is not great way to prepare for Fermi Questions. You can take practice tests and look up random facts on websites, but there's no way to ensure that you'll know all the material on the test. However, during the test, I would recommend actually thinking about the questions when y...
by A123456789
April 1st, 2012, 11:03 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had
Replies: 185
Views: 19849

Re: Events You Wish Science Olympiad Had

I wish there was a purely math event, not just Technical Problem Solving and Fermi Questions.
by A123456789
March 21st, 2012, 5:46 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions Marathon
Replies: 166
Views: 24906

Re: Fermi Questions Marathon

I live in Michigan.
Michigan is probably about 3% of the United States's landmass, and the United States is probably around 5%-8% of the world's landmass, so the answer is -3.

What fraction of a human's mass is DNA?
by A123456789
January 22nd, 2012, 2:59 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Fermi Questions Marathon
Replies: 166
Views: 24906

Re: Fermi Questions Marathon

There are about 20 million high school students in the U.S. Suppose that each student takes 4 exams on average and that the average midterm uses 20 pages of paper. 2E7X4X20=160E7=9.

How many grains of sand would it take to fill an Olympic swimming pool?

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