Scalar and Vectors 

Scalar 

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 Scalar- Is a physical phenomenon that only has a magnitude (numerical value). A perfect example of a scalar is temperature.

Vector 

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 Vector- A vector is a mathematical quantity that has both a magnitude and direction.A perfect example of a vector is force  

Scalars Verses Vectors 

Scalar 

 Vectors, the graphical representation

Scalar 

Base Units 

-Temperature (Kelvin)

-Mass (Kilogram)

-Light Intensity (Candela)

-Current (Amperes)

-Particles per Volume (Mole)

-Time (Seconds) 

Derived Units 

-Work (Joules)

-Energy (Joules)

-Voltage (Joules / Coulomb)

-Charge (Coulomb)

-Resistance (Ohms)

 

Vector 

Base Units

-Length, as long as there is a directions, otherwise it is a scalar. (Meter)

 

Derived Units 

-Velocity (Meters /Seconds)

-Acceleration (Meter / Second /Seconds)

-Force (Newtons)

-Momentum (Kilogram Meters / Seconds)

-Electric Field (Newtons / Coulombs)

-Magnetic Field (Tesla)

-Gravitational Fields (Newtons / Kilogram)