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Homework Help: How do you isolate this equation ?

  1. Mar 7, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I am having trouble isolating this equations for time

    d= V1(t) - 0.5 (a) (t2)

    2. The attempt at a solution

    I get this:

    d-0.5(a)(t2) = t
    that is all over V1
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 7, 2010 #2


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    that's a quadratic equation in t;
    it has two solutions for t , given by the "quadratic formula".
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