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human hair grows at an average rate of 2.5 millimeters per week. Suppose that today is your 13th birthday and you have not cut your hair since you were born. Estimate how long your hair would be. Please explain Thoroughly in words!!

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  1. anonymous
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    1 year = 52.177457 weeks (13 * 52.177457)*2.5= H H= growth of hair

  2. anonymous
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    i was looking for proccess in words

  3. anonymous
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    hmmm im guessing that the answer would be something like this? 52 weeks in a year. You are 13 so you have lived 13 years. 52 x 13 = 676 so you have lived 676 weeks (13 Years). 2.5 mil x 676 = 4.2926 centimetres

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    noooo u deleted it!! it was good

  5. anonymous
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    woot ty

  6. anonymous
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    your welcome :D

  7. anonymous
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    can u help with some other ones??

  8. anonymous
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    wait it wants to know how many meters

  9. anonymous
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    so now we gota convert your 4.2926 into meters. :-/

  10. anonymous
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    4.2926 centimetres = 0.042926 metres i think

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    wouldnt 13 years of hair be much more then that????

  12. anonymous
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    i was thinking that are you sure it grows at 2.5mil per week?

  13. anonymous
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    yeah

  14. anonymous
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    maby its jus a stupid question

  15. anonymous
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    hmmm but hair growth does differ from person to person but on average im sure it would grow more than that around an inch a week i would think it would be

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