Physics 101- Base Dimensions

6 Aug

Accordoing to Lord Kelvin, any thing we are able to measure is said to a Physical quantity.  There fore, standardistion was important.  Wempe   use the SI (System International) or the International System of Units in order to standardise our measurments. Thereby, assuring that a metre of cloth is of same lenght irrespective of time and place.

The Base dimensions in Physics are Lenght, Mass, Time and this is usually taught in grade 7 or 8, later the students learn about Current, Temperature . In chemistry they are taught about mole. Lastly, the sevent base dimension the Candela.

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