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mole units

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  • Subject: [mg60876] mole units
  • From: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 02:55:51 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Hey all, remember that thread about making a FundamentalSI function?
Well, I was using it and noticed that it had taken away the Mole
"unit" from some of my equations. I then tried:
Interestingly, the result is a number (a special one, obviously), not
an error. Mathematica is essentially treating mols as dimensionless
numbers, like Milli Kilo, etc. Personally, I think this behavior is
bad. What do you think?
Chris Chiasson

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