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    Transposing a formula: solve for R

    Hi, can someone help me with how to solve for R? Thanks a lot for your help.

    1/wavelength = R(1/4 - 1/n^2)
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsu03 View Post
    Hi, can someone help me with how to solve for R? Thanks a lot for your help.

    1/wavelength = R(1/4 - 1/n^2)
    as long as n \ne 2, just divide both sides of the equation by \frac 14 - \frac 1{n^2}<br />
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