Quick question. Do they equal?

  • #1
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Does 32.7s^-1=3.27s ?
 

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  • #2
Assuming that s is seconds, no.

s^-1 can't equal s.

--J
 
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32.7s^-1=1/3.27s ?
 
  • #4
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UrbanXrisis said:
Does 32.7s^-1=3.27s ?

Yes. E.g. if [itex]s = \sqrt {10}[/itex]

:smile:
 
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[tex]
32.7s^{-1} = \frac{32.7}{s}
[/tex]
 
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UrbanXrisis said:
32.7s^-1=1/3.27s ?

is the exponent for the unit, or the number?

if it is for the number

(1/32.7) s

if its for the unit, it would indicate (1/s) which to me means per second.
 
  • #7
32.7 s^-1 = 32.7/s

If you want the magnitude in the denominator, you have to write,

[tex]\frac{32.7}{s} = \frac{1}{\frac{s}{32.7}} = \frac{1}{.3058s}[/tex]

-J
 

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