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The problem asks to choose the dimensionally correct equation. In the back of the book it says that the correct answer is y=2 cm * cos(k*x), where k=2 m^-1. What do x and y stand for? The book doesn't say. Does each variable usually represent a certain dimension in physics? From my understanding, dimension y should be the same as dimension ( 2 cm * cos(k*x) ). But what is y?

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# Homework Help: How Do I Know the Following Equations is Dimensionally Correct?

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