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Unformatted text preview: start with and what you ultimately want; n Look for equivalence statements that link the unit(s) you have to those you want; n Write the equivalence statement in a ratio form so that unwanted units cancel (In DA we treat units like numbers. ..we can cancel, square, root, cube, etc them) n Link ratios to get correct units at end; Dimensional Analysis3 n Do the math CAREFULLY; n Check Sig Figs at end, rounding if necessary; n DOES THE ANSWER MAKE SENSE???...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course CHEM 6A taught by Professor Pomeroy during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
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