Well, this boils down to simple mathematics. If the hair grows at a rate of .44 millimeters per day, all one would have to do is divide the distance to the dyed part by the rate of growth. If that were 8 millimeters divided by the rate of growth, which...

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Well, this boils down to simple mathematics. If the hair grows at a rate of .44 millimeters per day, all one would have to do is divide the distance to the dyed part by the rate of growth. If that were 8 millimeters divided by the rate of growth, which is .44 millimeters per day, the answer would be 18.18, a little over 18 days. If you add that to the date of the dyeing of the hair, August 1, that would affix the date of death at or around August 19, or possibly August 20, what with the partial day left over. Forensic science is an area that combines all the scientific disciplines together to provide answers in crime scenes, such as the time of death, the method of death, and the ascertainment of evidence to support theories of death. The popularization of forensic science has been the focus of television shows such as "CSI, New York".

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