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## Homework Statement

How to isolate for “t” in equation.

## Homework Equations

d=v2t-1/2a(t^2)

## The Attempt at a Solution

d=v2t-1/2a(t^2)

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How to isolate for “t” in equation.

d=v2t-1/2a(t^2)

d=v2t-1/2a(t^2)

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No I’m not sorryWelcome to the PF. Are you familiar with factoring a polynomial equation?

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It's a quadratic equation with variable ##t##, so if you want to separate ##t## from the equation, it means that you are going to find the root of the equation

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadratic_equation

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadratic_equation

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Factoring a Quadratic (polynomial with an x^2 term): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadratic_equation

And solving with the Quadratic Formula: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadratic_formula

What class is this question from? What grade year are you in currently, and what math have you had so far?

And solving with the Quadratic Formula: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadratic_formula

What class is this question from? What grade year are you in currently, and what math have you had so far?

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Hope he didn't mean to say the first one...Actually, that's a funny reply, depending on how you add punctuation to it...

"No, I'm not sorry"

"No I'm not, sorry"

LOL

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