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If Length is the base
quantity, what is the base
unit and the symbol?
Metre, m.
If Mass is the base
quantity, what is the
base unit and symbol?
Kilograms, kg
If Time is the base
quantity, what is the
base unit and symbol?
Seconds, s.
If Current is the base
quantity, what is the
base unit and symbol?
Ampere, A.
If Temperature is the
base quantity, what is the
base unit and symbol? Kelvin, K
If 'Amount of Substance' is
the base quantity, what is
the base unit and symbol?
Mole, mol.

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If Speed is the quantity, what
is the definition, derived unit
Distance\Time,
and bases units? N/A, m s ^-1
If Acceleration is the quantity, change in
what is the definition, derived velocity\time, N/A, m
unit and bases units?
s ^-2
If Force is the quantity, what
is the definition, derived unit
F=m x a, newtons
and bases units? (N), kg m s ^-2
If Pressure is the quantity, p=F\A (A is area),
what is the definition, derived pascal (Pa), kg m^-1
unit and bases units?…read more

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If Charge is the quantity, what
is the definition, derived unit
Q= I x f,
and bases units? coulomb (C), A s
If Potential Difference is the
quantity, what is the V= W\Q, volt (V),
definition, derived unit and
bases units? kg m^2 A^-1 s^-3
If Resistance is the quantity,
what is the definition, derived
R= V\I, ohm (), kg
unit and bases units? m^2 A^-2 s^-3
Prefix : p, name the
prefix and multiple of
ten
pico, 10^-12
Prefix : n name the
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Prefix : m name the
prefix and multiple of
ten
milli, 10^-3
Prefix : k name the
prefix and multiple of
ten
kilo, 10^3
Prefix : M name the
prefix and multiple of
ten
mega, 10^6
Prefix : G name the
prefix and multiple of
ten
giga, 10^9
Prefix : T name the
prefix and multiple of
ten
tera, 10^12
What is a Scalar A quantity with magnitude,
Examples: *time *speed
Quantity and give *temperature *volume
examples..…read more

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What is a Vector A quantity with magnitude and
DIRECTION, Examples:*velocity
Quantity and give *displacement *weight *acceleration
*force *momentum *electric field
Examples...…read more

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If body a exerts a force on
what is newtons body b, body b with exert an
equal and opposite force on
third law? body a…read more

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