Vectors and Scalsrs

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What is a scaler?
A quantity that just shows magnitude.
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What is a vector?
A quantity that shows magnitude and direction.
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Give four examples of scalar.
Time, density, mass, speed, energy, distance and teperature
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Give four examples of a vector.
Force, magnetic field, acceleration, velocity and displacement.
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A vector of 10ms-1 going left and 5ms-1 right, what is the resultant vector?
5ms-1 going left.
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If two vectors are going in the same or exact opposite directions, you can what?
Add them together/subtract them.
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What is a vector?

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A quantity that shows magnitude and direction.

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Give four examples of scalar.

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Give four examples of a vector.

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A vector of 10ms-1 going left and 5ms-1 right, what is the resultant vector?

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