Intro to Vectors (Basic Trigonometry) Video Lessons

Video Thumbnail

Concept

Problem: In the study of physics, what distinguishes a scalar from a vector? 

FREE Expert Solution

A scalar quantity has only magnitude.

A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction.

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

In the study of physics, what distinguishes a scalar from a vector? 

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Intro to Vectors (Basic Trigonometry) concept. You can view video lessons to learn Intro to Vectors (Basic Trigonometry). Or if you need more Intro to Vectors (Basic Trigonometry) practice, you can also practice Intro to Vectors (Basic Trigonometry) practice problems.