Dimensions are usually wriaen using square brackets

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Unformatted text preview: 0,000,000 $1,000,000,000,000 How many US people? How many US households? How many have a drill set? How much does a drill set cost? 100 million x $10 = (1 x 108) x (1 x 101) = 109 = 1 billion 1/15/2014 PHYS- 2010 15 Mixed and Derived Units Velocity, speed AcceleraHon Force Energy 1/15/2014 v m/s a m/s2 F=ma E=(1/2) mv2 PHYS- 2010 kg m/s2 = N (Newton) kg m2/s2 = N m = J (Joule) 16 Dimensions and Units Base dimensions: Length [L]; Time [T]; Mass [M] “Dimensions” of any quanHty are given by an algebraic combinaHon of the base dimensions that comprise it. Dimensions are usually wriaen using square brackets. Quan:ty Dimensions Units Distance [L] meters, feet, light years Time [T] seconds, years, fortnights Velocity...
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