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Practice Determining Base vs. Derived Quantities

Practice Determining Base vs. Derived Quantities

Author: Parmanand Jagnandan

This lesson should help a learner to practice recognizing base and derived units.

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Practice Determining Base & Derived Quantities

Source: Parmanand Jagnandan

Charts of Base & Derived Quantities


Base Quantity

Base Unit


Second (s)


Meter (m)


Kilogram (kg)


Kelvin (K)

Electric Current

Ampere (A)

Amount of Substance (# of Atoms)

Mole (mol)

Luminous Intensity (Brightness)

Candela (cd)



Some Derived Quantities

Speed (m/s)

Density (kg/m3)

Force (kg*m/s2)

Acceleration (m/s2)


Source: Parmanand Jagnandan