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Classify the following measures as scalars and vectors. $40$watt

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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 40watt as a vector or a scalar quantity.
Clearly 40watt represents only the measure of power.
It has no direction.
Step 2:
Hence it is a scalar quantity.
answered May 16, 2013