Problem: The SI unit of force is the Newton, derived from the base units by using the definition of force, F = ma. The dyne is a non-SI unit of force in which mass is measured in grams and time is measured in seconds. The relationship between the two units is 1 dyne = 10-5N.Find the unit of length used to define the dyne.A) inB) ftC) mmD) cmE) ydF) dm

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We are asked to find the unit of length used to define the dyne.

The dyne is a derived unit of force specified in the centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system


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The SI unit of force is the Newton, derived from the base units by using the definition of force, = ma. The dyne is a non-SI unit of force in which mass is measured in grams and time is measured in seconds. The relationship between the two units is 1 dyne = 10-5N.

Find the unit of length used to define the dyne.

A) in

B) ft

C) mm

D) cm

E) yd

F) dm

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