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What Is The Meaning Behind Multiplication In Physics?

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#1 DRACO

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Posted 22 May 2020 - 03:53 PM

What is the meaning behind multiplication in physics? Is multiplication in physics purely mathematical or there is a physical explanation to it? How do we explain the product for example, s=v.t? Is there any meaning behind this? For example, I can say that "Distance is defined as the product of velocity 'times' time"? But what does this even mean?



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Posted 22 May 2020 - 05:49 PM

Looks like you're at the hurdle of understanding, a great metaphorical chasm known as Dimensional Analysis.



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Posted 23 May 2020 - 05:58 AM

why does in v = s.t      v+v+v+v.........t does not make any sense?





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