DeBroglie Equation & Units  [ENDORSED]

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DeBroglie Equation & Units

Postby sofiakavanaugh » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:13 pm


Is the DeBroglie equation the only time that we use kg for a calculation? In any other equation we would want to use g (or J, m, or any other base unit without prefixes like kilo), right?

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Re: DeBroglie Equation & Units  [ENDORSED]

Postby Carlos Gonzales 1H » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:30 pm

Up to this point in the class I believe that yes only DeBroglie equation requires us to use a prefix like kilo-

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Re: DeBroglie Equation & Units

Postby Emily Duggan 1F » Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:42 pm

yes, only for this equation (so far) we have to remember to convert the mass if it is given in grams to kilograms before calculating the wavelength.

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