# What is Dimensional Analysis? - Definition & Examples

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### An object has a velocity of 72 km/hr. Find its value in m/s. Conversion factors: 1 hr = 3600 s 1000 m = 1 km

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### 2. Convert 1.5 square miles (miles^2) to square meters (m^2). Conversion factor: 1609.34 meter = 1 mile

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This quiz and worksheet will ask you several practice problems concerning conversion factors with units like km/hr to m/s, quarts to liters, and square miles to square meters.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

On this quiz/worksheet, you'll display your understanding of:

• The way conversion factors work
• Necessary conversion factors for given problems
• What can be inferred by dimensional analysis

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding conversion factors
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding applications of conversion factors and interpret it correctly
• Problem solving - use your knowledge to solve practice problems involving conversion factors
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related dimensional analysis lesson