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Homework Help: Calculation help

  1. Nov 7, 2005 #1
    for the following question:

    my problem:
    i used the x=[-b+(b^2-4ac)]/2 formula and got T=313
    however, T should be 323.2!!!
    agh... my calculation drives me nuts...
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  3. Nov 7, 2005 #2


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    Oh my, that looks horrible.
    Anyway, I've chugged it into Maple. It gave 310.7.
    Then I changed the 05 in your expression to 0.5 since that was probably a typo and out popped 323.3
  4. Nov 7, 2005 #3
    thanks!!! i'll try the calculations again...
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