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Transposition (2) Transposition of Simple Formulae

EXERCISE 1

1. Transpose each of the following formulae for the letter indicated in < >::
(a) l = 2 r < r > ra
(b) l = < r >
180

l 180l
ANS: r = ANS: r =
2 a

(c) v = a + gt < g > 9


(d) F = C + 32 < C >
5

v a 5 F 160
ANS: g = ANS: C =
t 9

(e) S = A(1 + rl ) < r > (f) S = 2 r (r + h) < h >

S A S 2 r2
ANS: r = ANS: r =
Al 2 r
h ( a + b) S
(g) S = < b > (h) = ab + bc + ca < a >
2 2

2S ah S 2bc
ANS: b = ANS: a =
h 2(b + c)

w 1 1
(e) p = < v > (e) + =z < x >
w v x y

( p 1) w y
ANS: v = ANS: x =
p zy 1

1 1 1 1 1 1
(e) + = < c > (c) = < h >
a b c f g h

ab fg
ANS: c = ANS: h =
a+b f g