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# Does k to the -1 multiplied by k = 0? watch

1. I am doing chemistry but need to derive the units of a constant which requires cancelling and my maths isn't great ;(
2. (Original post by NimbleNeil)
I am doing chemistry but need to derive the units of a constant which requires cancelling and my maths isn't great ;(
k^-1 * k = 1.
3. (Original post by ConstatSententia)
k^-1 * k = 1.
Beat me to it

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4. k -1*k1 = k0 = 1
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(Original post by NimbleNeil)
I am doing chemistry but need to derive the units of a constant which requires cancelling and my maths isn't great ;(
A good book is chemistry calculations
6. so if k = 1, in units, would this just be k? or would there be no units ?
7. (Original post by NimbleNeil)
or would there be no units ?
No units.
8. no its one.
Lets take 2^-1=1/2. 1/2 *2 = 1
9. Thank you all for the help I can return to scratching my head over the Arrhenius equation now

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