Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Matter and Measurement - Additional Exercises: 1.66a

Answer

$\frac{meters}{second^2}$

Work Step by Step

The units for acceleration are $distance/time^2$. The SI unit for distance is the meter, while the SI unit for time is the second. Therefore, the base SI units for acceleration are meters/second/second, or $m/s^2$.
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