chapter  1
Basic mathematics
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Commonly used physical constants are presented in Table 1.1.

The International System of Units (SI) prefixes are presented in Table 1.2.

Area = 1/2

bh

(1.1)

where

b

= base and

h

= altitude.

Area =

ab

(1.2)

where

a

and

b

are the length of the sides.