How do I solve this? Thanks

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In summary, the conversation is about two physics questions related to equations Vf = Vo + at and P1V1 = P2V2. The first question asks to find Vo, while the second question asks to find V1. The solution for the first question is Vo = at - vf, and for the second question, it is Vo = Vf - at. The conversation ends with the thank you message for the help.
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Homework Statement


Question 1:
Vf = Vo + at
Find Vo

Question 2:

P1V1 = P2V2
Find V1

Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution



Vo = at - vf

I'm new to taking Physical Science. Could someone help me on understanding how to solve the above problems. I got stuck on the second one. Thanks.
 
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i can't understand what you are asking
 
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The question is Vf = Vo + at
I got to find Vo
 
  • #4
Ummm ... just rearrange them?
 
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Vo = at - vf

is what I got by isolating variables.
 
  • #6
Rearrange correctly

it must be: Vo = Vf - at
 
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cupid.callin said:
Rearrange correctly

it must be: Vo = Vf - at

Thanks so much. :)
 

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