1. Estimate the number of peanuts in this jar.
2. A box contains some buttons. Four people estimate the number of buttons in the box. Their estimates were 188, 210, 186 and 211.
One of the estimates was twenty out, one was nineteen out, one was three out and the other estimate was five out.
How many buttons were in the box?
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