Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Review Questions: 23

Answer

A derived unit is a unit that uses a combination of other units. The SI unit for speed is a derived unit, meters per second (m/s).

Work Step by Step

A speed given, for example 5m/s, means the object travel at a speed covering five meters for every one second it moves at this speed.
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