Maths Cure for WolverineJuly 25, 2013
Jackie from Straight Ace Learning ( Maths & Movies ) asked Mathspig to come up with a formula for Wolverines super fast super healing powers. He can regenerate or heal in 5 seconds. In the latest Wolverine Movie he becomes mortal ….
No. Cells in a human/X-man Body
= 75 trillion cells = 75 x 1012
(Mid-point of 60-90 trillion cells cited on the fab AskaBiologist website)
Imagine Wolverine is slashed/shot/wounded in the abdomen.
= 44% of the body.
(See Body Segment Data here)
Estimate Cell Damage
= 1/4 of trunk = 44/4 = 11% = 0.11
Number Cells Damaged
= 75 x 1012 x 0.11 = 8.25 x 1012
You will need your Web 2 Scientific Calculator (See diag below).
This is what the calculation looks like on the WEB 2 Scientific Calculator.
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