Jacob asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 9 months ago

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.

• 9 months ago

Vector. Direction and magnitude together represented by a single variable. Example: Displacement.

• 9 months ago

Vector..........

• goring
Lv 6
9 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

• oubaas
Lv 7
9 months ago

A vector, i guess ^_-

• 9 months ago

It is called a vector

• 9 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.

• John
Lv 7
9 months ago

Its called a vector.