why does [meater]squre comes in the unit of acceleration?

Asked by Mohammed Asif | 12th Oct, 2016, 01:27: AM

Expert Answer:

In the unit of acceleration, metre square does not appear. What appears is second square.
 
Acceleration is rate of change of velocity.
 
begin mathsize 12px style straight a equals dv over dt end style
Now, the unit of velocity is m/s and that of time is s.
So, the unit of acceleration will be
 
begin mathsize 12px style straight a equals fraction numerator straight m divided by straight s over denominator straight s end fraction equals fraction numerator straight m over denominator straight s cross times straight s end fraction equals straight m over straight s squared end style

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 12th Oct, 2016, 09:12: AM