Re: Better Units Package?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg7061] Re: Better Units Package?*From*: dreece at atl.mindspring.com (Daryl Reece)*Date*: Sat, 3 May 1997 22:04:52 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: MindSpring Enterprises, Inc.*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I added the following lines to the Miscellaneous`Units` package to convert to basic SI units. BasicSI::usage = "BasicSI[expr] converts an expression to it's basic SI units." BasicSI[expr_] := expr //. $SIPrefixes //. $ToSI //. $ToFundamental the following call resolves your problem then: N[PowerExpand[BasicSI[Sqrt[Joule/Gram]]]] "Rick A. Sprague" <sprague at egr.msu.edu> wrote: >Hello, >Just fooling around trying to find the average speed of a gas molecule >using the kinetic theory of gases equation. I cannot seem to get the >following to convert: