If work depends on force and displacement and force and displacement both are vectors, then why is work a scalar?

Asked by kiara tp | 22nd Nov, 2012, 01:07: PM

Expert Answer:

Work done is a scalar quantity because work is the dot product of two vectors i.e. force and displacement and dot product is a scalar quantity. 

Answered by  | 22nd Nov, 2012, 01:10: PM

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