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    proportional math problem

    Hey, I'm practicing for my math exam tmw.

    Can someone help me with this issue:

    "A frog's weight is proportional to it's length, raised to the 3rd power. "Could the formula be as simple as: W = L^3

    ?

    Thanks in advance!
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    Quote Originally Posted by David T View Post
    Hey, I'm practicing for my math exam tmw.

    Can someone help me with this issue:

    "A frog's weight is proportional to it's length, raised to the 3rd power. "Could the formula be as simple as: W = L^3

    ?

    Thanks in advance!
    You left out the constant of proportionality.

    W = kL^3

    -Dan
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    Quote Originally Posted by topsquark View Post
    You left out the constant of proportionality.

    W = kL^3

    -Dan
    Ahh yeah I knew I forgot something. Thanks!
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