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To be considered safe for ocean sailing, the capsize screening value C should be less than 2 For a boat with a beam (or width) b in feet and displacement d in pounds, C is determined by the function C=4d^1/3b.
a) Find the capsize screening value for the Tartan 4100 which has a displacement of 23,245 lbs and a beam of 13.5 ft.
( I know how to set up the problem but not how to solve it I have an example of how to solve but I do not understand how they got the first part of the answer .. If I find out how I can solve it )) ANY help is greatly appreciated ! :)
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To be considered safe for ocean sailing, the capsize screening value C should be less than 2 For a boat with a beam (or width) b in feet and displacement d in pounds, C is determined by the function C=4d^1/3b. a) Find the capsize screening value for the Tartan 4100 which has a displacement of 23,245 lbs and a beam of 13.5 ft. ( I know how to set up the problem but not how to solve it I have an example of how to solve but I do not understand how they got the first part of the answer .. If I find out how I can solve it )) ANY help is greatly appreciated ! :)
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nphuongsun93Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so.. you have 3 variables C, b, d. the question gives you b = 13.5 and d = 23,245, simply plug them in the equation to solve for C
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mgreen12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah i know how to set it all up but Im not sure how they got the answer they did for the first part in my example if I show you do you think you could help explain how they got the answer so I can solve mine ?
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mgreen12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok that didnt work out ill just type it out
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nphuongsun93Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
with brackets then
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mgreen12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
C=4d^1/3b C=4(8500)^1/3(8.17) C=4(.049)(8.17) My question is how do they get (.049) from 8500^1/3
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mgreen12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have different numbers of course but Im just confused as to how they got the .049 if I can figure that part out I can solve my problem
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nphuongsun93Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
because 8500^(1/3) simply equal 0.049 lol, if you put them on calculator, make sure you have brackets <http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=8500%5E%281%2F3%29>
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