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Classify the following measures as scalars and vectors. $10^{-19}$coulomb

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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 if $10^{-19}$coulomb is a vector quantity or a scalar quantity.
Clearly $10^{-19}$ coulomb represents only the measure of the change and not its direction.
Step 2:
Hence it is a scalar quantity.
answered May 16, 2013 by sreemathi.v
 
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