1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Transposing calculation help

  1. Mar 19, 2010 #1
    how to transpose the formula T=2pi *sqrt(m/k) so k is the subject
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 19, 2010 #2
    Re: transposing

    You see that your [tex]k[/tex] is inside the square root. Maybe squaring both sides of the equation might help?
  4. Mar 19, 2010 #3
    Re: transposing

    would that make it T^2 = (2pi)^2 *(m/k) ???
  5. Mar 19, 2010 #4
    Re: transposing

    Good work. You're only one step away. Remember that you want to find an equation [tex]k = ??[/tex].

    What if we multiply both sides by [tex]k[/tex], and then divide both sides by [tex]T^2[/tex]?
  6. Mar 19, 2010 #5
    Re: transposing

    so k=4pi^2*m/(T^2)
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Threads - Transposing calculation help Date
Calculating the angle of a bus driving off a cliff Sunday at 6:36 AM
Transposing a formula Dec 4, 2013
Transposing Terms for an Isotropic Oscillator Mar 1, 2012
Help transposing formula please :-) Apr 14, 2010
Transposing V^2=u^2+2as Dec 16, 2008