what is magnitude?

Asked by  | 7th May, 2012, 10:49: PM

Expert Answer:

a vector has magnitude and direction, a scalar only has a magnitude. So to use the same example: 
speed is a scalar, such as 25 m/s. Velocity is a vector and needs a direction such as 25 m/s at 60 degrees.

Answered by  | 8th May, 2012, 10:25: AM

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