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Is it possible to add a vector quantity to a scalar quantity? Explain.

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  1. ParthKohli
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    Nope. You cannot do that, since scalars don't follow vector algebra.

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  2. Eyad
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    No, only like quantities can be added, so even if both quantities are vectors eg force and acceleration, or both scalars like energy and time, they still cannot be ...

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  3. ParthKohli
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    @Eyad Did you forget to credit Wikihow?

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  4. goformit100
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    Ok, but is it true can we Multiply or not ?

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  5. ParthKohli
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    Or I mean wiki.answers

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  6. ParthKohli
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    Yes, we can multiply.

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  7. ParthKohli
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    We can multiply a scalar by a vector because multiplying a scalar by a vector is just like adding the vector to itself again and again.

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  8. goformit100
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    What is the special name given to this perticular theorem then ?

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  9. Eyad
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    ~Wiki answers . @ParthKohli ,Happy ?

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  10. ParthKohli
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    It's no theorem.

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  11. goformit100
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    ok then what can it be call then ?

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  12. ParthKohli
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    It's just... I don't know lol

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  13. goformit100
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    Ok Thanks

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  14. UnkleRhaukus
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    lets try it \[\alpha=6\\ \vec v=\langle1,2,0\rangle\] \[\alpha+\vec v=6+\langle1,2,0\rangle=\,?\] \[\alpha\times \vec v=6\langle1,2,0\rangle=\langle6\times1,6\times2,6\times0\rangle=\langle 6,12,0\rangle\]

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