# Dimensional Analysis

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Dimensional Analysis### Questions

- What is dimensional analysis used for?
- Why are conversions important in measurement?
- How does dimensional analysis work?
- How do you figure out how many cups are in 6 liters using dimensional analysis?
- How many grams are in 100 pounds?
- If 1 light year is 63,240 AU (astronomical units), how far in AUs is Alpha Centauri, which is 4.32 light years from the Earth?
- How much does a person weight in kilograms, if they are 256 pounds?
- How do you use dimensional analysis to figure out how many seconds are in 4 years?
- How do you convert 2.7 meters per second to feet per minute?
- What would be the cost in dollars of nails for a fence 88 feet long if one needs 9 nails per foot of fence, there are 36 nails in a pound, and they sell for 69 cents per pound?
- Question #ad09e
- If a swimmer swims 85.4 yards in 5 minutes. How many meters will he swim in 70.0 seconds?
- Question #c3948