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problems solving for time

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I am trying to write a function that takes a velocity and an acceleration and will return how much time it takes to travel x distance. First i wrote it with only velocity and it was simple: D = Vt+ 1/2At² D = Vt //acceleration is 0 D/V = t TargetImpactTimer = Distance/Velocity;
float TimeTaken(Distance,Velocity,Acceleration)
{
return Distance/Velocity;
}

then i wrote it zeroing out the velocity D = Vt+ 1/2At² D = 1/2At² //Velocity is zero 2D = At² 2D/A = t² sqrt(2D/a) = t TargetImpactTimer = sqrt(2*Distance/AccelerationLength);

float TimeTaken(Distance,Velocity,Acceleration)
{
return sqrt(2*Distance/AccelerationLength);
}

and this works fine too. But I cant seem to combine the two to make a function that would use them both.

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omg spent forever checking my math when I was returning the wrong type... guh... anyways thank you for the help phil126. Ratings up if you care about that sorta stuff =)

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