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The Quadratic Equation. I am looking for an example of the quadratic equation being used in any form of engineering, or physics.

I am supposed to give an example for my algebra class, but I really don't want to do the "two trains left a station," or "sally jumped off a log."

I don't know if there are ANY applications of this in engineering or physics that I could use, as it needs to be basic algebra, but I am hoping.

Maybe something simple like [tex]f(w) = 10w^2 + 5x + 25 = 0[/tex], where w is windspeed, and the function is for how many turns an hour a windmill will get... Not sure if something like that exists.

My class will let me use an existing formula, or to create an example.

2. Relevant equations

[tex]ax^2 + bx + c = 0[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

Searching, googling, pacing, and asking here.

I appreciate any assistance that can be offered.

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# Homework Help: Quadratic Formula examples

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