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Unformatted text preview: volume directly. The second is to generate volume as a function of weight. This is especially easy if using the metric system, assuming that the human body is roughly the density of water. So a 50 Kilo person has a volume slightly less than 50 liters; a 160 pound person has a volume slightly less than 20 gallons. 2.31 (a) Image representations vary considerably, so the answer will vary as a result. One example answer is: Consider VGA standard size, full-color (24 bit) images, which is 3 640 480 , or just less than 1 Mbyte per image. The full database requires some 30-35 CDs. (b) Since we needed 30-35 CDs before, compressing by a factor of 10 is not suf f cient to get the database onto one CD. [Note that if the student picked a smaller format, such as estimating the size of a typical gif image, the result might well f t onto a single CD.]...
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