Solve for k. F = kr Is the answer k=Fr or k=r/F?
k = F/r
You simply rearrange the equation to get k = F/r
Do you need help rearranging equations?
Why is it F/r and not r/F?
Your original question is: \[F = kr\] If we divide both left and right sides of the equal sign by 'r'. F gets divded by r, and the k and r get divded by r. Because there is a 'multiplication' between k and r we are able to cancle the division on the right hand side. Which lives us with: F/r = k
F=k*r when we bring r to opposite side it becomes division.. F/r=k
Oh, I see. Ha, I was trying to move the k over, and then the F over. Totally wrong. I understand now. Thanks!
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