[thechat] Lanchester's Law: Too Few American Soldiers

deacon b. web at master.gen.in.us
Thu Apr 3 17:49:12 CST 2003

> http://abcnews.go.com/sections/scitech/WhosCounting/whoscounting.html
> A maths professor explains why the US probably hasn't sent enough
> troops to Iraq, which is possibly why it's progressing slower than
> expected.

But if you send twice as many troops, you're giving 
the enemy twice as many targets to shoot at, and 
you can expect twice as many deaths.


RIP Adam Osborne, 1939-2003
And 23 pounds of thanks!

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