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The main sequence lifetime of a star, T, is related to it's luminosity, L, in an equation of the form T[itex]\propto[/itex]L^-0.7

Use this equation to derive the form of the mass-luminosity relation for main sequence stars.

I know that I'm aiming for around L[itex]\propto[/itex]M^3.5

Don't have a clue where to start, I know it'll be simple but I'm stuck.

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks, Matt.

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# Homework Help: Mass-Luminosity derivation help

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