Middle school math students put their Fermi problem-solving skills to the test at Wellington’s first Estimathon. Working together in teams, students were asked to come up with high and low estimates for questions such as:
After submitting their estimates, teams watched their results tabulated in real time. Students were excited about the competition that math teacher Sean Corey designed after attending a summer conference with some of the top mathematicians in the world. Read more about it in Well Said.