1. ## 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

?

2. Originally Posted by David T
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

?

You left out the constant of proportionality.

$W = kL^3$

-Dan

3. Originally Posted by topsquark
You left out the constant of proportionality.

$W = kL^3$

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