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How do you solve for time

  1. Feb 22, 2012 #1
    The formula I am using is d=vit+1/2at2

    I don't know how to isolate time with 2 (t)'s
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  3. Feb 22, 2012 #2


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    Welcome to PF,

    It's a quadratic equation for t. Therefore, you need to use the quadratic formula.
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