Noelle C.

asked • 05/14/15# Suppose that the displacement of an object is related to time according to the expression x = Bt2. What are the dimensions of B?

Suppose that the displacement of an object is related to time according to the expression x = Bt2. What are the dimensions of B?

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Arturo O. answered • 05/21/16

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I assume you mean x = B t^2.

Then B must have dimensions of length divided by time squared so that when you multiply B by time squared you are left with the dimensions of x, i.e. length.

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Stephanie M.

meters.^{2}, so that's seconds^{2}or minutes^{2}. Let's go withseconds squared.meters per second squared:^{2})(seconds^{2})^{2})/(seconds^{2})05/14/15