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I have always learned that functions like logarithms, exponentials, trigonometrics etc. have to operatore on pure numbers and not numbers with units. For instance, you cannot write:

Sin ( 5 kg*m/s^2 )

But in chemistry I often find formulas where logarithmes of numbers with units are taken. If some of you happen to own Atkins - Physical Chemistry 8th edition you can look at page 807 and see what I mean. They take the logarithm of k and A which have units (the Arrhenius equation).

How can you do something like that?

Thanks!

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# Logarithm of numbers with units

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