Physical quantity


For example, a quantity of mass might be represented by the symbol m, and could be expressed in the units kilograms (kg), pounds (lb), or daltons (Da). ===Dimensions=== The notion of dimension of a physical quantity was introduced by Joseph Fourier in 1822.


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