Finding the missing Factor

• March 6th 2009, 12:03 PM
ershoyer
Finding the missing Factor
Who knows how to do this:
6rsquared = (2t) (?)
HELP???!?!?
• March 6th 2009, 12:10 PM
Reckoner
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Originally Posted by ershoyer
Who knows how to do this:
6rsquared = (2t) (?)
HELP???!?!?

If I understand you correctly, you are asking what can be multiplied by $2t$ to get $6r^2?$ In that case, you may simply write

$6r^2=(2t)s,$

where $s$ is the unknown factor, and then solve for $s.$ It should be fairly simple to do just by inspection, but you can write it out.