Despite current has both magnitude and direction, but still it is a scalar, Why? Some says it does not obey the vector addition law. Pliz explain in detail

Asked by pkguru | 7th Jul, 2011, 05:48: AM

Expert Answer:

Current possesses both magnitude and direction, even then it is a scalar because current does not follow the axiom vector addition.
For a physical quantity to be a vector, in addition to direction, it must also follow the axiom vector addition.

Answered by  | 7th Jul, 2011, 11:07: AM

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