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## Homework Statement

Is the following equation dimensionally correct?

## Homework Equations

E = (1/2) mv

where:

E = energy

m = mass

v = speed

## The Attempt at a Solution

1. I understand that the 1/2 is irrelevant.

2. I broke everything down into length, time, and mass.

3. I got ML^2/T^2 = ML/T

4. My confusion is that if you square L and T on the left side, you still have length and time so I mean essentially, you have the same types of quantities on both sides of the equation in the same order, so I want to say it is correct, however the fact that L and T are squared on the left side but not on the right side bugs me and I'm doubtful.