# 2 fossils of gigantopithecus were first discovered in

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2. Fossils of Gigantopithecus were first discovered in a Chinese apothecary shop and have since been found in Vietnam and India. Little is known of Gigantopithecus besides teeth, but primate molar size and body size are tightly correlated. Measure the length and width of the Gigantopithecus tooth provided at this station (in millimeters) and follow the directions below to estimate its body size. Length of tooth: 20 mm Width of tooth: 25 mm Google has a scientific calculator if you need one. length (in mm) width (in mm)
3. Raise the number e (~2.72) to the power of your answer from above:
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4. Divide your answer by 1,000 then multiply by 2.2 to get weight: ( Answer / 1,000) x 2.2 5. Record your length, width, and final answer in the equation below: e ^ ((LN (_ _20 x __25_ ) x 1.5) + 3.55) / 1,000 x 2.2 = _____856.3 _____ pounds Length Width Body Weight Image References: ? sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&ved=0ahUKEwj6l9jCr- HTAhXL6yYKHWJJB9AQjRwIBw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fcommons.wikimedia.org %2Fwiki%2FFile %3AProconsul_nyanzae_skeleton.jpg&psig=AFQjCNHgDNtxvlfV3KHJeDspFGywB3cG8 Q&ust=1494369813073753 67px-Proconsul_africanus.JPG 9