# solving a formula

• May 19th 2008, 05:07 PM
shawn9356
solving a formula
E= 1 - (T4-T1)
a(T3-T2)

SOLVE THE FORMULA FOR T1??
• May 19th 2008, 06:01 PM
TheEmptySet
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Originally Posted by shawn9356
E= 1 - (T4-T1)
a(T3-T2)

SOLVE THE FORMULA FOR T1??

I going to guess this is what you mean.

$E=1-\frac{T_4-T_1}{a(T_3-T_2)}$

First we want to clear the fractions so multiply the equation by $a(T_3-T_2)$

$Ea(T_3-T_2)=a(T_3-T_2)-T_4+T_1$

$Ea(T_3-T_2)-a(T_3-T_2)+T_4=T_1$

$T_1=a(E-1)(T_3-T_2)+T_4$