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I need help from this as soon as possible.

My teacher has given me 2 equations and I need to use them to estimate the time of death of a discovered corpse.

1.[tex] \frac {\Delta T_{1}}{\Delta t} = -k_{1}(T_{1} - T_{2}) [/tex]

2.[tex] \frac {\Delta T_{2}}{\Delta t} = -k_{2}(T_{2} - T_{1}) [/tex]

I think since the air temperature remains relatively constant, only equation 1 is needed.

My problems: do i simply solve for delta t? Note: the k value does not matter in this case because we only need to know the physics behind these equations, and are not actually solving a question

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# Homework Help: Urgent: Finding time of death (without using calculus)

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