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Elementary unit

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Elementary unit



The elementary unit [x] is the unit of a count NX [x]. The International System of Units defines the unit of a count as 1. Then the Number 1 is the Unit of the Count of Entities โ€” NUCE. This causes a number of formal inconsistencies which are resolved by introducing the elementary unit [x] as the abstracted unit of Euclidโ€™s unit, which is an elementary entity UX [x], and as the unit of Euclidโ€™s number, which is a count NX [x].

Abbreviation: x

Reference: Gnaiger E (2021) The elementary unit โ€” canonical reviewer's comments on: Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (2019) The International System of Units (SI) 9th ed.

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