Mammal’s surface area
- Mihaela Git
A mammal’s surface area S (in cm^2) can be approximated by the model S=k·m^(2/3)where m is the mass –in grams- of the mammal and k is a constant. The value of k for some mammals are shown below. Mammal Sheep Rabbit Horse Human Monkey Bat k 8.4 9.75 10 11 11.8 57. 5 a) Approximate the surface area of a rabbit that has a mass of 3.4 kilograms. b) Define the function that expresses the dependency of the surface area by mass for a horse.