A few months ago, I stumped my Mathematics teacher with a question when we were learning about displacement of a particle, given a formula. For example, ##x=t^{2}-t-1##, where x is in meters and t is in seconds.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Anyway, she made it very clear how to solve displacement when given time t (Simply solving for the unknown value). My question was, what happens in the case of, for example, the displacement ##x=\sqrt{t-2}##, when t=1 second?

I guess my question is, how is displacement effected if the displacement x is a complex value?

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# Displacement of a particle

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