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The first measurement is in units called zorbs. The second measurement is in different units...

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The first measurement is in units called zorbs. The second measurement is in different units called zargs. Both zorbs and zargs have the same dimensions. Can you directly add these measurements together? If not, what additional information do you need in order to add them?

The conversion of units:

In order to convert a number from one unit to another, the conversion factor should be considered. For example, if you want to express 60 miles in term of km, you must multiply the conversion factor of 1.6 to obtain 96 km because1mile equals to 1.6 km.

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Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

from Chemistry 101: General Chemistry

Chapter 1 / Lesson 2
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