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Classify the following measures as scalars and vectors. $2$ meters north-west

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  • A scalar quantity has only magnitude.
  • A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction.
Step 1:
We are asked to classify 2meters north-west as vector or scalar quantity.
Clearly 2 meters measure signifies the magnitude and north-west the direction.
Step 2:
Since it has both magnitude and direction.So it is a vector quantity.
answered May 16, 2013 by sreemathi.v