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Dimensional Analysis

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112.35.C Chemistry TEKS (2) Scientific processes. The student uses scientific methods to solve investigative questions. The student is expected to: (c.) express and manipulate chemical quantities using scientific conventions and mathematical procedures such as dimensional analysis, scientific notation, and significant figures; (Link to Texas State Standards)

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