# How do you write in scientific notation ?

1. Jun 9, 2008

### Rudipoo

How do you write in scientific notation "the (SI) units of x are..."?
For example, the SI units of time are seconds. Is there any succinct way I can write this? Maybe it's like this:

{time} = s

?

2. Jun 9, 2008

### seycyrus

I've seen peopel use square brackets to denote "units of"

v [m/s] = d[m] / t