March 28th, 2018, 01:54 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2018 From: Bogotá DC, Colombia Posts: 1 Thanks: 1  Aceleration diamond
There is an equation in physics to find the distance Knowing the acceleration, time and the initial velocity. Now, if we see the equation as a formula to find a hypotenuse, then it can also be seen as an equation that describes a right triangle. In the attached image, you can see that the result of the equation is in the marked area of the right triangle. The question is: how can a onedimensional unit be represented in a twodimensional geometric figure? 
March 28th, 2018, 11:11 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: UK Posts: 855 Thanks: 314 
I don't see a problem, I do it all the time when I plot graphs. Note that you don't have a one dimensional unit on its own, it is being drawn with friends, these make up the other dimensions. (since you have 4 units, you could represent this in 4 dimensions)

March 28th, 2018, 11:38 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jun 2015 From: England Posts: 795 Thanks: 233 
Interesting, I've not seen that presentation before. Thanks.


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