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May 22nd, 2017, 01:40 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Country Boy View Post
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
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24(V/12)= 2V, not 12V.
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