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Fundamental Quantities

Gayatri Shinde asks:

“What are the 7 fundamental quantities”


Fundamental Physical quantities are those which can be used to express (almost) all other physical quantities but the fundamental quantities cannot be expressed in terms of each other.

There are 7 Fundamentals quantities identified

  1. length (unit metre (m))
  2. mass (unit kilogram (kg))
  3. time (unit second (s))
  4. thermodynamic temperature (unit kelvin (K))
  5. intensity of current (unit ampere (A))
  6. luminous intensity (Unit candela (Cd)) and
  7. amount of substance (unit mole (mol))

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