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## #1 2013-08-04 06:57:53

EbenezerSon
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Make k the subject.

1/n = (k^+p^2/hg)^1/2

I have k=(hg/n^2-p^2) as the answer. But the book solved beyond my final solution,  and even had negative or positive sign in it.

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## #2 2013-08-04 07:04:43

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Hi;

What comes after the k^?

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## #3 2013-08-04 10:07:25

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If not, please modify this Latex so we know what the question is.

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## #4 2013-08-04 10:36:25

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I'd say it's:

Or maybe with k and p both in the denominator.

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## #5 2013-08-04 18:47:34

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hi Stefy,

I'm sure you are right so here goes:

Ebenezerson:  That looks a bit like what you had.  But k is not yet the subject. We must deal with the square root:

Hope that is what you were wanting.

note:

You must not just invert all the fractions to get

Try with numbers:

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## #6 2013-08-05 00:37:04

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The  'k' squared plus the 'p' squared are on one platform, which is over the 'hg'.
And all of them are in a square root sign.

Thanks.

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## #7 2013-08-05 00:49:27

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bobbym wrote:

Hi;

What comes after the k^?

"equal to sign" and after the sign, there is a "negative or positive  sign" which confound me much.

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## #8 2013-08-05 01:00:35

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I am curious, which answer did you like?

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## #9 2013-08-05 01:23:48

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EbenezerSon wrote:

Make k the subject.

But the book has 1/n and a negative or positive sign after the "equl to sign", which is incomprehensible to me. Some help.

Please  solve it and you will definitly come across what I mean.

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## #10 2013-08-05 01:35:28

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Is post #4 the right problem?

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## #11 2013-08-05 01:53:05

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No.
the k squared plus the p squared are on one platform, all over "hg". That's all,

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## #12 2013-08-05 02:07:36

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Hi;

Have you considered using codecogs? Then you would be able to latex the problem.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
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## #13 2013-08-05 02:28:38

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I'd say this is the problem:

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## #14 2013-08-05 02:31:58

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Bobbym, I cant found them at the bottom of the open window. There are few that are found there.

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## #15 2013-08-05 02:34:57

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Is post #13 the form you want?

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## #16 2013-08-05 02:59:49

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Yes, correcto perfecto.

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## #17 2013-08-05 03:04:16

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Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #18 2013-08-05 03:19:53

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the 'n' at the bottom carries a square why didnt you bring it?

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## #19 2013-08-05 03:21:21

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Sorry, I am not getting an n^2 just an n. I had Mathematica do that and he is never wrong.

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## #20 2013-08-05 03:31:54

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If we take it from the start. the n has to be squared when the square root at the R.H is taking away.

By the way what is mathematica I am curious to know.

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## #21 2013-08-05 03:35:15

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But, when you clear k of the square, you will be taking a square root, which means n will lose the square.

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #22 2013-08-05 03:36:27

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Yes, the n^2 will disappear.

Mathematica is a computer program that is smarter than 1001 mathematicians.

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## #23 2013-08-05 03:39:04

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square both sides

times hg

subtract p squared

square root

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## #24 2013-08-05 03:42:28

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## #25 2013-08-05 03:44:59

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bobbym wrote:

Mathematica is a computer program that is smarter than 1001 mathematicians.

But just those 1001.  The rest of the mathematicians are still smarter.

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