P4_7 It's a Man Eat Man World

Holly Graham, William Sainty, Sam Kneeshaw, Simon Howard-Clark


In this paper we calculated how long the human race would last if it resorted to cannibalism and
only cannibalism. We took into account how many calories a human is comprised of, using the
value for an average human male, and that each human will consume exactly 2500 kcal a day in accordance with the recommended calorie intake for men. Using a decay model, we found that 1 person would be left alive after 1149 days.

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