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Homework Help: Units of Square root of a quantity

  1. May 3, 2010 #1
    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
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  3. May 3, 2010 #2
    5 sqrt(N)
     
  4. May 3, 2010 #3
    And if you feel like elaborating, [tex][N] = \frac{kg \cdot m}{s^2}[/tex]
    [tex][\sqrt{N}]=\frac{kg^{1/2} \cdot m^{1/2}}{s}[/tex]
     
  5. May 3, 2010 #4
    Thanks to both of you.
     
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