Electric current has both magnitude and direction but it is not a vector quantity. Why?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

The reason is that the laws of ordinary algebra are used to add electric current. The laws of vector algebra do not apply to the addition of electric currents.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM