Use Your Knowledge of English:1. Analyze the Units of the Answer. How many dimensions?
Most chemistry problems (stoichiometry) deal with questions asking for a only one dimensional unit. Sometimes a compound unit, two dimensions, is requested and this is usually a single unit in the numerator and a single unit in the denominator. Examples of single and compound dimensional unit answers are:
One Dimensional Units:
Two Dimensional Units:
|* Volume is actually three dimensional (Length3), but chemistry problems will be easier if we treat it as one.|