what are vectors?
Asked by | 19th Jun, 2008, 11:09: AM
vectors have magnitude and direction.
say a sailor is stranded in the middle of the sea. Asking him to move at a speed of 100km/h is not sufficient you also need to tell him in which direction to move if you want him to reach the shore.
For a quantity if direction is mentioned in addition to magnitude, the quantity is a vector. The speed was a scalar quantity.
Answered by | 21st Jun, 2008, 03:15: PM
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