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Homework Help: Algebra concept

  1. Jan 22, 2005 #1
    I'm trying to solve F=GmM/r^2 for r. I'm at F/GmM=1/r^2. What do I do next to isolate r?
     
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  3. Jan 22, 2005 #2

    dextercioby

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    How about invert the fraction and then take square root??

    Daniel.
     
  4. Jan 22, 2005 #3
    I can invert the fraction without doing anything to the other side of the equation?
     
  5. Jan 22, 2005 #4

    dextercioby

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    Of course u have to invert both fractions.I thought it was obvious...

    Daniel.
     
  6. Jan 22, 2005 #5
    Awesome thanks.
     
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