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 184, 167, 185 and 178.
One of the estimates was five out, one was sixteen out, one was one out and the other estimate was two out.
How many buttons were in the box?
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