If I want to solve for "q" will the quadratic equation apply to the following equation?

And what about if q contains k? I.e.

Would it still work?

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- Sep 14th 2009, 01:02 PMrainersimple quadratic equation question
If I want to solve for "q" will the quadratic equation apply to the following equation?

And what about if q contains k? I.e.

Would it still work? - Sep 14th 2009, 01:34 PMMatt Westwood
There's no reason why not. And it can contain k if it likes, it can contain anything you want, I'm fairly sure.

You'll probably get something fearsomely unwieldy, but that's what makes this sort of mental gymnastics such fun.