## espinozagabe Group Title How do you find the girth of something? 2 years ago 2 years ago

1. amistre64 Group Title

gotta use calculus

2. espinozagabe Group Title

Are you sure? We're trying to find it in my Algebra 2 class.

3. amistre64 Group Title

$\int_{0}^{2pi}(cheese.burger*fries)df$

4. amistre64 Group Title

girth is how round something is if i recall the dictionary

5. amistre64 Group Title

girthNoun/gərTH/ 1. The measurement around the middle of something, esp. a person's waist. 2. A person's middle or stomach, esp. when large. More » Dictionary.com - Answers.com - Merriam-Webster - The Free Dictionary

6. Ishaan94 Group Title

lol cheese burger fries

7. amistre64 Group Title

i shoulda put that up as a line integral, that would have been a hoot

8. amistre64 Group Title

note to self: be hootier

9. espinozagabe Group Title

Ok well I'm trying to find the girth of a whale. How would I do that.

10. Ishaan94 Group Title

lol

11. JamesJ Group Title

A very long tape measure

12. amistre64 Group Title

find a bunch of tailors

13. amistre64 Group Title

math provides models; when faced with a real life challenge, use real life applications

14. espinozagabe Group Title

I'm in a class. I don't have time to measure whales with a tape measure. lol

15. Ishaan94 Group Title

lol you must have some kinda relation or equation

16. espinozagabe Group Title

ok well I know the length and weight of the whale.

17. Ishaan94 Group Title

and ...?

18. amistre64 Group Title

length times weight / number of tail feather =girth ?

19. Ishaan94 Group Title

lol

20. raheen Group Title

lol

21. amistre64 Group Title

you cant just make up math to fit a situation; either the data has already been retrieved and worked into a relation that can be formulated; or you have to do the grunt work

22. amistre64 Group Title

if someone has determined the relation of length to weight, then it might be on the google

23. amistre64 Group Title

i wonder how many balls had to be rolled down an inclined plane to come up with a=v/t^2

24. amistre64 Group Title

or some such