# Units of Square root of a quantity

1. May 3, 2010

### nilic1

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Example: If the tension in a string is 25N, the square root of that tension would be 5 ....what?

Last edited: May 3, 2010
2. May 3, 2010

5 sqrt(N)

3. May 3, 2010

### RoyalCat

And if you feel like elaborating, $$[N] = \frac{kg \cdot m}{s^2}$$
$$[\sqrt{N}]=\frac{kg^{1/2} \cdot m^{1/2}}{s}$$

4. May 3, 2010

### nilic1

Thanks to both of you.