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February 12th, 2017, 05:12 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Aug 2011 Posts: 318 Thanks: 1  Mathematical constants units.
Can Mathematical constants be defined with units similar to physical constants? Example  PI Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar 
February 12th, 2017, 09:46 AM  #2  
Math Team Joined: May 2013 From: The Astral plane Posts: 1,524 Thanks: 584 Math Focus: Wibbly wobbly timeywimey stuff.  Quote:
I have found it occasionally useful to put a unit on some quantities which have no unit, similar to the radians case. For example when doing a complicated problem I have noted that we can define a "unit" for a variable, x for example, which I would call "x ness." The x ness of an expression should be the same at the start of the problem as it is in the end. It doesn't always work but I've found that it makes a convenient check to see if I've done the problem correctly. Dan  
February 14th, 2017, 02:22 AM  #3 
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If you can prove changing $\pi$ with $1$ dosen't effect the result in your problem, than $\pi$ (or else) can be your unit of measure. As example in the geometric problems it can be the common "tessel" that can be used to fullfit all the Areas you've in the problem, etc... 

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