## Fermi Questions C

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Assuming this standard printer is an inkjet:
How many times more ink is contained in the printed words of King James Bible as compared to the Gettysburg Address? Assume the same font and font size.
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How many times more ink is contained in the printed words of King James Bible as compared to the Gettysburg Address? Assume the same font and font size.
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How many Wright Stuff models would it take to equal the weight of one Boeing 737
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How many times more ink is contained in the printed words of King James Bible as compared to the Gettysburg Address? Assume the same font and font size.
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How many Wright Stuff models would it take to equal the weight of one Boeing 737
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My question: What's 2^2017?
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How many times more ink is contained in the printed words of King James Bible as compared to the Gettysburg Address? Assume the same font and font size.
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How many Wright Stuff models would it take to equal the weight of one Boeing 737
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My question: What's 2^2017?
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How many Mars bars would it take lying end to end lengthwise to circle around the planet of mars?
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How many tennis balls are produced each year in the entire world?
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### Re: Fermi Questions C

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How many tennis balls are produced each year in the entire world?
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How many times larger is free fall acceleration on the Sun than the acceleration of a bullet in the barrel of a gun?
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How many tennis balls are produced each year in the entire world?
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How many times larger is free fall acceleration on the Sun than the acceleration of a bullet in the barrel of a gun?
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My question: What's 13^81?
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How many tennis balls are produced each year in the entire world?
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How many times larger is free fall acceleration on the Sun than the acceleration of a bullet in the barrel of a gun?
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My question: What's 13^81?
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How many dollar bills would it take to stretch from the Sun to Pluto?
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How many dollar bills would it take to stretch from the Sun to Pluto?
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Over the course of one week, how many neutrinos interact with matter on Earth?
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How many dollar bills would it take to stretch from the Sun to Pluto?
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Over the course of one week, how many neutrinos interact with matter on Earth?
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How many 2x2 LEGO bricks would you need to cover all of Texas?
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How many grains of sand would it take to fill the Gulf of Mexico?
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How long would it take for an ant to travel from Paris, France to Beijing, China?

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Attempt, assuming the ant doesn't stop and rest for several hours or something. Also, you really should have specified the units
How many posts on scioly.org, as of the June 2008 forums, contain the word "microcontroller"?
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Attempt, assuming the ant doesn't stop and rest for several hours or something. Also, you really should have specified the units
How many posts on scioly.org, as of the June 2008 forums, contain the word "microcontroller"?
My attempt
How far could a cheetah run (at top speed, assuming it doesn't get tired), in picometers, in the time since the Big Bang?
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How far could a cheetah run (at top speed, assuming it doesn't get tired), in picometers, in the time since the Big Bang?
By the way, with my neutrino question I was going for the number of times a neutrino actually interacts with matter in the Earth, rather than the number of neutrinos that pass through.
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