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Hi all could anyone tell me what units are used in the equation E=MC.
Thx, Dave.
Thx, Dave.
E is in units of energy, m in units of mass, and c in units of speed. mgb_phys already gave the standard SI units, but you can use any units that you prefer. For particle physics they often use eV (electron volts) for E and eV/c² for m and, uhh, c for c.scupydog said:Hi all could anyone tell me what units are used in the equation E=MC
As long as the energy is in the natural units for the speed and mass - otherwise you need another proportionality constant.DaleSpam said:but you can use any units that you prefer.
mgb_phys said:J, m, m/s
malawi_glenn said:but the equation is wrong.. E = mc^2 it should be ;-)
scupydog said:what does the m for stand for ?
sry that's what i should have typed.
The equation E=MC is used to calculate the relationship between energy (E), mass (M), and the speed of light (C). This equation is a fundamental principle in physics and is also known as the mass-energy equivalence.
The units of energy in the equation E=MC are joules (J). This is the standard unit of energy in the International System of Units (SI).
Yes, there are other units that can be used to measure E=MC, such as electron volts (eV) or ergs (erg). However, joules are the most commonly used unit for energy in this equation.
No, E=MC cannot be measured in terms of weight or mass. Energy and mass are two different physical quantities and cannot be converted into each other. The equation E=MC simply shows the relationship between the two quantities.
Yes, the speed of light is always measured in meters per second (m/s) in the equation E=MC. This is the standard unit for measuring the speed of light, and it is used consistently in the equation to maintain accuracy and consistency.