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F=mv^2/r for v

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rosey-girl | Student, Grade 12 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted September 16, 2012 at 9:12 PM via web

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F=mv^2/r for v

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lfryerda | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator

Posted September 16, 2012 at 9:36 PM (Answer #1)

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To solve this equation for v, we need to move anything that isn't v to the other side of the equation.

`F={mv^2}/r`   multiply by r

`rF=mv^2`   divide by m

`{rF}/m=v^2`     take sqrt of both sides


The solution of the equation for v is `v=sqrt{{rF}/m}` .

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salonigaba | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted September 17, 2012 at 6:14 AM (Answer #2)

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