A unit of measurement is a definite magnitude of a quantity, defined and adopted by convention or by law, that is used as a standard for measurement of the same kind of quantity. Any other quantity of that kind can be expressed as a multiple of the unit of measurement.

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## What are units in an answer?

A unit of measurement is a definite magnitude of a quantity, defined and adopted by convention or by law, that is used as a standard for measurement of the same kind of quantity. Any other quantity of that kind can be expressed as a multiple of the unit of measurement.

## How do you give an answer in units?

If the question requires you to specify units in your answer, type a number followed by a space and a unit, for example, 2500 meters . You can use standard abbreviations for units, and you can specify any compatible unit. For example, the responses 2500 meters , 2.5 km , and 2.5e+6 mm are all equivalent.

**How do I enter units in Webassign?**

In Answer, type the correct numerical answer followed by a space and the unit, for example, km or m/s^2 . Observe the following rules when specifying units. Type a space between the number and the unit. Units are case-sensitive.

**What is a numerical answer example?**

Numeric answers include answers such as 48, 3.5, and 2*3. (Fractions are considered separately. See Define fractional and mixed-number answers.)

### Whats is a unit?

A unit may also mean the standard units used for measurement. Another definition of unit is an individual thing or person regarded as single and complete but is also part of a whole or group. We also use the word unit while referring to the unit price of an item. It means the cost per item, per liter or per kilogram.

### What are units in science?

A unit is any standard used for making comparisons in measurements. Unit conversions allow for measurements of a property that have been recorded using different unitsâ€”for instance, centimeters to inches.

**What does units mean in math?**

In math, the word unit can be defined as the rightmost position in a number or the one’s place. Here, 3 is the unit’s number in the number 6713. A unit may also mean the standard units used for measurement.

**What includes a number and a unit in math?**

A quantitative description of something that includes a number and a unit.

#### How do you write units in WeBWorK?

Units Available in WeBWorK Units need to come at the end of the answer blank . If MathQuill (the vertical math pallet on the side of the page) is being used then the unit should be preceded by a double quote — e.g. 9.81 “m/s^2 which invokes text mode (tT) for the units.

#### What is a numerical answer only?

Numerical Answer Question Type When a quiz question is set to Numerical Answer, students are restricted to giving numerical answers only. Instructors can also choose to either accept a range of answers or a single answer to a set precision (i.e. the number of decimal places needed in the answer).

**What is a numerical question?**

A ‘numerical’ question allows you to present a question that requires a specific numerical answer. This question type can allow a range of answers around the correct response, and can also deal with different units using a conversion multiplier.

**What is unit for example?**

The definition of a unit is a fixed standard amount or a single person, group, thing or number. An example of a unit is a single apartment in an apartment building.

## How do I specify units in my answer?

If the question requires you to specify units in your answer, type a number followed by a space and a unit, for example, 2500 meters. You can use standard abbreviations for units, and you can specify any compatible unit. For example, the responses 2500 meters, 2.5 km, and 2.5e+6 mm are all equivalent.

## What units can I use in my responses?

You can use standard abbreviations for units, and you can specify any compatible unit. For example, the responses 2500 meters, 2.5 km, and 2.5e+6 mm are all equivalent. Be sure to spell the unit or abbreviation correctly.

**What units do I need to answer mastering questions in?**

Both SI (International System of Units) and U.S. Customary units are represented on the list of units that Mastering recognizes, so you can gain credit by answering correctly using either an SI unit or a US Customary unit. Exception: When a question asks you to answer using a specific unit system, you must answer in that unit system.

**What should not be used when calculating units and values?**

Do not combine multiple values and units. To change the dimension of a unit, follow the unit with a caret (^) and an exponent. Do not use the words “square” or “cubic.”