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Homework Help: Isolate L, very easy

  1. Mar 24, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Isolate for L.

    -Lsinx=Lsinx -[4.9Lsinx/sqroot(19.6h)]

    3. The attempt at a solution

    -Lsinx=Lsinx -[4.9Lsinx/sqroot(19.6h)]
     
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  3. Mar 24, 2010 #2

    Office_Shredder

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    Have you tried anything?
     
  4. Mar 24, 2010 #3
    thats actually how far i got before i got stuck....
     
  5. Mar 24, 2010 #4

    Office_Shredder

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    Try factoring an L out of both sides
     
  6. Mar 24, 2010 #5
    i got L=4.9/[sinx times sqroot(19.6H)]

    but i dont noe if thats right or not
     
  7. Mar 24, 2010 #6

    Mark44

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    I think you made a mistake before this. It's not possible to solve for L in this equation.
     
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