Some WeBWorK problems ask for answers with units. Below is a list of basic units
and how they need to be abbreviated in WeBWorK answers. In some problems, you
may need to combine units (e.g, velocity might be in ft/s
for feet per
second).
Unit | Abbreviation |
---|---|
Time | |
Seconds | s |
Minutes | min |
Hours | hr |
Days | day |
Years | year |
Milliseconds | ms |
Distance | |
Feet | ft |
Inches | in |
Miles | mi |
Meters | m |
Centimeters | cm |
Millimeters | mm |
Kilometers | km |
Angstroms | A |
Light years | light-year |
Mass | |
Grams | g |
Kilograms | kg |
Slugs | slug |
Volume | |
Liters | L |
Cubic Centimeters | cc |
Milliliters | ml |
Force | |
Newtons | N |
Dynes | dyne |
Pounds | lb |
Tons | ton |
Work/Energy | |
Joules | J |
kilo Joule | kJ |
ergs | erg |
foot pounds | lbf |
calories | cal |
kilo calories | kcal |
electron volts | eV |
kilo Watt hours | kWh |