3.58=4t2

Rewrite the equation as 4t2=3.58.

4t2=3.58

Divide each term in 4t2=3.58 by 4.

4t24=3.584

Cancel the common factor of 4.

Cancel the common factor.

4t24=3.584

Divide t2 by 1.

t2=3.584

t2=3.584

Divide 3.58 by 4.

t2=0.895

t2=0.895

Take the square root of both sides of the equation to eliminate the exponent on the left side.

t=±0.895

First, use the positive value of the ± to find the first solution.

t=0.895

Next, use the negative value of the ± to find the second solution.

t=-0.895

The complete solution is the result of both the positive and negative portions of the solution.

t=0.895,-0.895

t=0.895,-0.895

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

t=0.895,-0.895

Decimal Form:

t=0.94604439…,-0.94604439…

Solve for t 3.58=4t^2