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February 14th, 2012, 01:54 AM   #1
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((Lf1-2*t3*b2*c2)/L2)+((Lf1*a1*e1)/L1) = a1e1 + b2c2
Solve for Lf1
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February 14th, 2012, 04:28 AM   #2
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Re: Algebra Question

Hello, hatchelhoff!

I hope I interpreted the problem correctly . . .


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February 15th, 2012, 03:32 AM   #3
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Thats great. Thanks very much Soroban
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February 15th, 2012, 06:33 AM   #4
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((Lf1-2*t3*b2*c2)/L2)+((Lf1*a1*e1)/L1) = a1e1 + b2c2
Solve for Lf1
(Lf1-2*t3*b2*c2)/L2 : (x - tbc) / v
(Lf1*a1*e1)/L1 : xae / u
a1e1 + b2c2 : ae + bc

(x - tbc) / v + xae / u = ae + bc
Solve for x

Multipy through by uv, do some backflips, and end with:

x = u(2bct + aev + bcv) / (u + aev)

Looks like same as Soroban's....no guarantee!
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