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March 22nd, 2013, 09:52 AM   #1
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How does the text book come to its answer

Hi, I am trying to understand how they get 162.5mm as the answer. When I put this into the highlighted formula, I do not end up with 25? I am trying to get R on its own.

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Hi, I am trying to understand how they get 162.5mm as the answer.
Given data is in m ; the 162.5 is in mm ; so doing the math should give .1625

I calculated it; ended up with SQRT(.6336 / 24) = ~.16248

.16248 / 1000 = 162.5 (rounded)

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Thank you both for the replies, it all makes sense now
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.16248 / 1000 = 162.5 (rounded) Ya'll ok now?
.16248 * 1000 ... okay?
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.16248 / 1000 = 162.5 (rounded) Ya'll ok now?
.16248 * 1000 ... okay?
Aye, aye, Skipper! (first mistake this year )!
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