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# Any quantity with both a magnitude and a direction is called a ?

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- 9 months ago
The answer is a vector. As long as it has some sort of magnitude, and is in some sort of direction, it is a vector.

- RAGHAVENDRANLv 49 months ago
Vector. Direction and magnitude together represented by a single variable. Example: Displacement.

- goringLv 69 months ago
A moving force like a tsunami has has both a magnitude and direction.vectors are not real but only a representation of a phenomenon. Vectors only works if the system is conservative

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- Andrew SmithLv 79 months ago
It MAY be called a vector if it also complies with certain rules relating to addition of two or more of the same type of quantity.

- 9 months ago
any quantity with both magnitude and direction is a vector.

There is a difference between 50 km and 50 km north 30 degrees east.

The first one would be a scalar quantity (just the magnitude) and the second one would be a vector quantity.