One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A law relating two variables one of which varies (directly or inversely) as the square of the other.See also inverse square law
- ‘There cannot be a Biology teacher who hasn't invoked giant spiders and the impossibility of such when explaining the cube square law to their pupils.’
- ‘Networks that support the construction of communicating groups create value that scales exponentially with network size, i.e. much more rapidly than Metcalfe's square law.’
- ‘Furthermore, attempts to test Lanchester's models with data from human warfare generally do not support the square law even where concentrated attacks are possible.’
- ‘If we replace Newton's Inverse square law with an inverse tube law then solar systems and atoms fall apart.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.