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May 22nd, 2017, 01:40 PM   #11
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 Originally Posted by Country Boy You already have that d= 0.5v+ v^2/24. If the runway is 15000 feet long, then d can be anything less than that. The largest d can be is 15000 so the question is just asking you to solve the quadratic equation v^2/24+ 0.5v= 15000.
Thanks Yep that's what was confusing me I got help and was told to do it like this
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 May 30th, 2017, 04:52 AM #12 Math Team   Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,261 Thanks: 895 24(V/12)= 2V, not 12V.

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