find the exponent A in the equation:

v=(a^2)(t^A)/x

Given units

position L

time t T

velocity v L/T

acceration(a) L/T^2

answer choices a.) 4 b.)3 c.)1 d.)2

^what do i do here?

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- Aug 14th 2010, 05:40 PMgabrieldimensional analysis help?
find the exponent A in the equation:

v=(a^2)(t^A)/x

Given units

position L

time t T

velocity v L/T

acceration(a) L/T^2

answer choices a.) 4 b.)3 c.)1 d.)2

^what do i do here? - Aug 14th 2010, 05:56 PMsa-ri-ga-ma
v=(a^2)(t^A)/x

$\displaystyle \frac{L}{T} = ( \frac{L}{T^2})^2(\frac{T^A}{L})$

Now simplify and find A. - Aug 14th 2010, 06:04 PMgabriel
(2L/T^4)(T^A/L)

=T^4 /T^A

A=4

correct?^ - Aug 20th 2010, 08:37 PMsa-ri-ga-ma