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What is the difference between a scalar and vector quantity? Give an example of each.
in Grade 12 Maths by Wooden (1,989 points) | 60 views

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Difference Between a Scalar & Vector Quantity:

A vector quantity has a direction and a magnitude, while a scalar quantity only has magnitude.

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Scalar quantity include things like speed, time, volume, mass and temperature, while Vector quantities include things like acceleration, velocity, force, momentum and the increase and decrease in temperature.
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