Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

soccergal12

  • 3 years ago

show that equation: a = V^2_(av) / R is dimensionally correct. i.e. show that the units match on both sides of the equation

  • This Question is Closed
  1. raphasuisse
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    [a]=L.T^-2 [v]=L.T^-1 [R]=L Hence [v^2/R]=[v]^2/[R]=L^2.T^-2/L=L.T^-2=[a]

  2. raphasuisse
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    where L=''unit of length'', T=''unit of time''

  3. raphasuisse
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    and [x]=''dimensions of x''

  4. soccergal12
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    thank you!

  5. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy