Hi I'd like to know the approach into calculating market sizing/brain teaser question that has no... (more)

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Hi, I may be misreading, but I think you made a major mistake here: Ventilators are used primarily for life support, not for people with respiratory issues. I.e. lots of people have asthma (reps... (more)

Hi, For market sizing questions the following 3 aspects are important: State your approach: Which approach would you take? For example top-down approach, bottom-up approach, demand side, supp... (more)

Hi, You still have an objective - calculate the number of X. That's how you start: Our objective was to calculate the number of x Based on our analysis it will be Y There is a number of d... (more)

Hi! You'll really get the best out of this exercise if you try it yourself. Why don't you post what you're thinking and we can help? Hint: What's the lifecycle of a cow?

Hey Ana-Maria, Let's hear from you first and we can provide feedback! To start, do you think it makes more sense to do top-down (i.e. # of people in the country, # married, divorce rate, and so... (more)

Hi, you do that like any other market sizing question. The idea is to find the number of potential customers for the whole market. One way to do it is to look at the number of flights per year. Fi... (more)

Hi Cristinia, Tough one indeed. What about looking at it as a % of the economy? Start with the US, think about its size (18-20 trillion), then look at tech sector % of that, then estimated clou... (more)

I am not 100% about this, curious to hear feedback: [Pop US] * [1/people per household ] * [# rooms per household] * [light bulbs per household] = # light bulbs in the US. Let's assume another... (more)

The proposed solution 4k hotel rooms in Singapore is absolutely ridiculous. Nothing more to add. Either you misunderstood the question/setting/information, or the RB interviewer doesn't know what she... (more)

The very simple answer to your question is "YES IT IS VERY IMPORTANT" You even can face a market sizing question as your overall case interview at any round. Cheers Serhat

I would use the population although it will be very sensitive to many assumptions. It looks very difficult to make meaningful assumptions in terms of land size. Cheers Serhat

Hi, You can calculate the # of stores per average block and #of blocks in Tokyo (Area of Tokyo / avg size of the block Best!

The way I would do it is: Start by total population then segment it into high income, medium income and low income. Following that assume a frequency of restaurant visits per income level. Then you... (more)

This is definitely a top-down (as opposed to bottom-up) sizing.First, I'll assume homo sapiens. There's a lot of ways to approach this, but I would personally segment it by world population over ti... (more)

Let us consider the city of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India for our calculation.Coimbatore has a total population of 10,50,721 people. Then approximately it will be about 2,62,681 households. Since Coim... (more)

Your approach looks consistent. The critical point in this problem is estimating penetration in 2040. It is all about which drivers you are providing while you are assuming % of people reading news on... (more)

Hi Rami, We are happy to help with feedback, but we need your best approach first Best

Hi! Try to be as pragmatic as possible. 1. Estimate average distance per usage --> assume the same probability for each level, hence 100 metres on average --> double the distance because the... (more)

Hi, Here is how you can improve your math skills: 1) Fast math - train, train, and train again Learn how to multiply double digit numbers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ndkkPZYJHo) Le... (more)