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Math Equation for you all
Ok, I'm helping my dad with something here for work. He has an equation for me here, and I will pass it on to you all while I try and figure it out myself.
There is an arc with a 294' radius. And a wall that runs tangent to it for 80'. The unknown is the distances between the arc and the tangent line from where it touches out to 80'. Need to know the distances at intervals of 4'.
+1 to anyone who figures it out.
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06302009, 03:29 PM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
Where does the tangent touch the arc?
Edit: Nevermind I'm clueless lol
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06302009, 03:31 PM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
42
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06302009, 03:33 PM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
Quote:
Originally Posted by Atomic Rooster
42

Random number or are you serious?
If so how did you do it?
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06302009, 03:37 PM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
If someone had CAD it would be easy...
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06302009, 08:15 PM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
42 is the answer to life, the universe, everything, but I don't know if it is the ans to this problem.
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06302009, 08:17 PM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
The answer is 42.
The meaning of life is 42.
Everything is 42.
There's your answer.
Quote:
Originally Posted by vampist
Random number or are you serious?
If so how did you do it?

Are you serious? LOL It's from a movie. In this movie, the characters realize the meaning of everything = 42.
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06302009, 10:55 PM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
hmm.... so you need to know the distance ever 4 feet, just a list of those distances?
May I suggest finding a way to put this on a graph? An equation for the circle would make this a really easy task. Put the center at (0, 294) and then the distance will be the opposite of the ycoordinate at each x. If that makes sense.
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07012009, 09:11 AM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
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Originally Posted by superman22x
Ok, I'm helping my dad with something here for work. He has an equation for me here, and I will pass it on to you all while I try and figure it out myself.
There is an arc with a 294' radius. And a wall that runs tangent to it for 80'. The unknown is the distances between the arc and the tangent line from where it touches out to 80'. Need to know the distances at intervals of 4'.
+1 to anyone who figures it out.

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07012009, 11:02 AM

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Re: Math Equation for you all
Quote:
Originally Posted by superman22x
Ok, I'm helping my dad with something here for work. He has an equation for me here, and I will pass it on to you all while I try and figure it out myself.
There is an arc with a 294' radius. And a wall that runs tangent to it for 80'. The unknown is the distances between the arc and the tangent line from where it touches out to 80'. Need to know the distances at intervals of 4'.
+1 to anyone who figures it out.

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en...meta=&aq=f&oq=
there's a cad program.
(it's free too).
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