# Dimensions: Calculate Ratios of Area and Volume

Calculator for the ratios of sizes with several dimensions: area (2D), volume (3D) and fractals. If you double the size of a one-dimensional thing, like a line, then its length also will double. One meter becomes two. If you double the size of a two-dimensional thing, a field, its area will quadruple, one square meter becomes four. If you double the size of a three-dimensional thing, a space, its area will eightfold, one cubic meter becomes eight.

The formula is: new magnitude = old magnitude * multiplication^{dimension}

n = o * m^{ d} o = n / m^{ d} m = ^{d}√ n/o d = log_{m}( n/o )

The doubling the size of line, area and volume:

The world in which we live in has three dimensions of space. Mathematics doesn't care, this calculation is true for any amount of dimensions, whereas more dimensions can result in very large numbers.

There are objects with fractional dimensions, so-called Hausdorff dimensions. These objects are called fractals. An example is the Koch curve, which when tripled quadruples its measures. The Hausdorff dimension there is log(4)/log(3) = 1.261859507142915

German: Dimensionen: Verhältnisse bei Fläche und Raum berechnen