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State, for each of the following physical quantities, if it is a scalar or a vector : volume

Q. 4.1 State, for each of the following physical quantities, if it is a scalar or a vector: volume, mass, speed, acceleration, density, number of moles, velocity, angular frequency, displacement, angular velocity

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Volume is a scalar quantity since it has only magnitude without any direction.

Mass is a scalar quantity because it is specified only by magnitude.

Speed is specified only by its magnitude not by its direction so it is a scalar quantity.

Acceleration is a vector quantity as it has both magnitude and direction associated.

Density is a scalar quantity as it is specified only by its magnitude.

The number of moles is a scalar quantity as it is specified only by its magnitude.

Velocity is a vector quantity as it has both magnitude and direction.

Angular frequency is a scalar quantity as it is specified only by its magnitude.

Displacement is a vector quantity since it has both magnitude and associated direction.

Angular velocity is a vector quantity as it has both magnitude and direction.

 

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