what is magnitude

Asked by  | 30th Jul, 2012, 05:19: PM

Expert Answer:

magnitude in the case of vectors is the positive number quantity which is accociated with a vector.
It basically gives an idea about the strength of a vector quantity.
Eg if two vectors A and B point in same direction and magnitude of A and B are 2 and 5 respectively, then we know that vector A is smaller as compared to vector B.
If we try to plot a vector on a graph, then magnitude gives the length of a vector in that graph

Answered by  | 30th Jul, 2012, 07:01: PM

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