Q. 33.8( 19 Votes )

Classify the following as scalar and vector quantities.

(i) time period (ii) distance (iii) force

(iv) velocity (v) work done

Answer :

Scalars are defined as quantities that have magnitude only.


Vectors are defined as a quantity that has magnitude as well as direction.


(i) time period: It is a scalar quantity as it has magnitude only and no direction.


(ii) distance: It is a scalar quantity as it has magnitude only and no direction.


(iii) force: It is a vector quantity as it has magnitude as well as direction.


(iv) velocity: It is a vector quantity as it has magnitude as well as direction.


(v) work done: It is a scalar quantity as it has magnitude as well as direction.


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