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9.4 t - 4.095 t^2 = 2.5

  1. Sep 21, 2004 #1


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    [tex]9.4 t - 4.095 t^2 = 2.5[/tex]
    How do I solve for t?
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  3. Sep 21, 2004 #2
    Its a quadratic equation. Look up the quadratic formula in your text book.
  4. Sep 21, 2004 #3


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    Or you could complete the square.
  5. Sep 21, 2004 #4
    Wait isnt that a physics problem? just solve for Vf first then put Vf on first equation to find t. If you dont want to do that just do quad. form. like was said before. :biggrin:
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