What Is Dimensional Analysis in Chemistry? - Definition, Method & Practice Problems


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In chemistry, what does a mole define?

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1. Which of the following shows a relationship between units of measurements?

2. Convert 0.25 m to cm.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Dimensional analysis is an important tool used in chemistry, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its components and application.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the calculation and definition of:

  • A mole
  • Km and mm
  • Converting m to cm
  • Converting mg to kg
  • Converting miles to km

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving dimensional analysis
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a mole
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to convert m to cm, mg to kg and miles to km

Additional Learning

To learn more about dimensional analysis, review the accompanying lesson, What is Dimensional Analysis in Chemistry? - Definition, Method and Practice Problems. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the function of dimensional analysis
  • Familiarize yourself with the units of measurement used in dimensional analysis
  • Understand how these units are related and how to convert them
  • Practice dimensional analysis with example problems