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 - Page 38: 1.66c


The unit for work is N*m (Newton meters).

Work Step by Step

Work is equal to force times distance. We know that the Newton, given by the variable N, is the SI unit for force. The unit for distance is the meter, given by the variable m. Therefore, the unit for work, given by force times distance, must be N*m (Newton meters).
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