Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 3 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 18

Answer

The unit of "seconds" occurs in velocity (measured in m/s), and again when the change in velocity is divided by time to compute acceleration. Therefore the units of acceleration contain the square of the unit of seconds.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 43-45.
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