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The convert Function in the Standard Units Environment

Description

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In the Standard Units environment, the global convert function is replaced by a convert function that converts any unevaluated arithmetic operators, equalities, or inequalities to their global equivalents.  The first argument is tested to check whether it is a valid unit name.

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For more information about this function, see the global convert help page.

  

Note: In Maple 2015 and later versions, units are not surrounded by double brackets.

with(Units[Standard]):

:-convert(3*Unit('m/s'), 'units', 'cm/s');  # this should fail

Error, (in `convert/units`) `Units:-Standard:-`*`(cm,Units:-Standard:-`/`(s))` is not a recognized unit

convert(3*Unit('m/s'), 'units', 'cm/s');

300cms

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See Also

convert

Units

Units/Standard

Units/Standard/arithmetic operators

Units/Standard/equalities

Units/Standard/inequalities

 


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