Friday, May 27, 2011

30 000 olives.

Today we picked 30 000 olives. That's a lot of Olives... and I am dead tired. I've done my K of writing (and it is good) and now I am going to bed, which will also be good!

11 comments:

  1. who was doing the counting??

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  2. Fellow called mathematics and a scale :-)

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  3. So it's actually an estimate...

    ;-)

    Lisa S. in Seattle

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  4. seaboe, is estimate another word for 'lots'? ;-)

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  5. AbigailM - these ones are around a gram each. The ones I've been pickling are between 4-6 grams.

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  6. Dave, in this case, yes. It's also another word for I-don't-know-exactly-how-many.

    Lisa S. in Seattle

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  7. Actually on larger picking projects sampling provides a pretty good answer.

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  8. I like this way of doing science, if there is a margin of error on one sample, take a population of 30000. Having the maths of statistical ensembles on the cogs must help take the mind off picking. I conclude therefore, that I am glad that Olives have no thorns.

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