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Identify Calculations & Prefix Notation

  1. Oct 19, 2015 #1
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    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    2. Relevant equations
    Not aware of any equations required.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    For these questions I don't understand what I'm suppose to even. I have researched the terms prefix notation and Identifying calculations but after hours of researching I'm so lost. I know its says that is not acceptable but I truly do not know how to answer this question. If anyone could even just point me in the correct direction I be very grateful.

    I believe the prefix notation has something to do with powers of 3.
     
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  3. Oct 19, 2015 #2

    SteamKing

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    Well, can you add units of kg and m2 together and wind up with an intelligible result?

    All Part 1 of the Problem is asking you to do is mark which calculations cannot be performed, and to perform those calculations which have a valid result.

    In Part 2, use prefix notation to eliminate the powers of 10.
     
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