Students are using the following formula in their high school physics class. They want to rearrange the formula so that 'a' is solved for. What would they get?

Algebra honors

9th Grade

Students are using the following formula in their high school physics class. They want to rearrange the formula so that 'a' is solved for. What would they get?

Algebra honors

9th Grade

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d = vt + 1/2at^{2} Given

d - vt = 1/2at^{2} Subtract vt from each side

2(d - vt) = at^{2} Multiply each side by 2

2(d - vt)/t^{2} = a Divide each side by t^{2}

a = 2(d - vt)/t^{2} Symmetric Property