Physics (10th Edition)

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118486897
ISBN 13: 978-1-11848-689-4

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Mathematical Concepts - Check Your Understanding: 1

Answer

(a) Yes (b) No

Work Step by Step

(a) Take for example your height: you could say you're 70" tall or 177.8 cm tall. Both of these quantities have the dimension of length, but different units (b) A unit is already for a specific dimension; a kilogram is always a unit of mass. A meter is always a unit of length.
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