what is vector and scalar quantity?

Asked by  | 25th Jan, 2012, 10:06: PM

Expert Answer:

Scalars are quantities that are fully described by a magnitude (or numerical value) alone. E.g., mass, volume, distance etc.

Vectors are quantities that are fully described by both a magnitude and a direction. E.g., displacement, velocity, acceleration, force etc.

Answered by  | 26th Jan, 2012, 12:36: AM

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