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Solving trig functions

  1. Feb 7, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I was asked how to go about solving for t

    2. Relevant equations

    140=10t + sin(t)

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I used a graphical solution, is there an easier way
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  3. Feb 8, 2009 #2


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    Not really. There's no way to solve that algebraically in terms of any special functions I know of.
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