Printable View

Solve T = 2pR(R + h) for h

Quote: Originally Posted by sharkman Solve T = 2pR(R + h) for h $\displaystyle T=2\pi R\left(R+h\right)$ First, divide both sides of the equation by $\displaystyle 2\pi R$ to get: $\displaystyle \frac{T}{2\pi R}=R+h$. I'll leave it to you to finish the rest of this problem.

Quote: Originally Posted by Chris L T521 $\displaystyle T=2\pi R\left(R+h\right)$ First, divide both sides of the equation by $\displaystyle 2\pi R$ to get: $\displaystyle \frac{T}{2\pi R}=R+h$. I'll leave it to you to finish the rest of this problem. Is the answer (T/2piR) - R = h?

Quote: Originally Posted by sharkman Is the answer (T/2piR) - R = h? Yes. However, you can rewrite the answer as $\displaystyle \frac{T-2\pi R^2}{2\pi R}$ if you combine the two terms.