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Is C = sqrt(W/L) By what factor does C increase if W triples and L is cut in half
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Re: Square roots [#permalink] New post 02 Aug 2010, 13:25
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\(C = \sqrt{\frac{W}{L}}\)

Now, if you triple W and reduce L by half we get: \(C = \sqrt{\frac{3W}{\frac{L}{2}}}\) \(= \sqrt{\frac{6W}{L}} =\sqrt{6}\sqrt{\frac{W}{L}} = \sqrt{6}C\)


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Re: Square roots [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2010, 07:51
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\(C = \sqrt{\frac{W}{L}}\)

Now, if you triple W and reduce L by half we get: \(C = \sqrt{\frac{3W}{\frac{L}{2}}}\) \(= \sqrt{\frac{6W}{L}} =\sqrt{6}\sqrt{\frac{W}{L}} = \sqrt{6}C\)


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