Is work a scalar or vector quantity?

Asked by vaishalirawat | 16th Oct, 2009, 04:42: PM

Expert Answer:

Work is scalar quantity. It's defined as the dot product between two vector quantities, first is force and second is displacement. A dot product is a rule to obtain a scalar i.e. a number from two vector quantities.

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Answered by  | 16th Oct, 2009, 07:58: PM

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