Are my units correct?
I’m trying to work out the stress on a stretched piece of wire.
Stress=Force applied/cross sectional area
My calculation is: 16/9.079×10EXP-8
My answer has come out as: 176230862.4
Would this number be written as 1.76×10EXP8 N/m^2? It seems a bit wrong to me as the EXP started off as -8. My eyes are disbelieving the answer as it seems extremely large…
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