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Order of Magnitude Quiz: Patents

How many patents do you think there are in the United States? (I believe that the number that I have, which comes from Beth Noveck’s excellent Wiki Government, refers to the number of patents in effect.)

Because this is an Order of Magnitude quiz, you win if your answer is within one order of magnitude of the right answer.

The right answer is in the first comment.

Note: Winning means that you win nothing. Just to be clear.

4 Responses to “Order of Magnitude Quiz: Patents”

  1. Two million.

  2. My guess was three million.

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