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Is it possible to add a vector quantity to a scalar quantity?
Explain.
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Is it possible to add a vector quantity to a scalar quantity? Explain.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Nope. You cannot do that, since scalars don't follow vector algebra.
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EyadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
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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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Eyad Did you forget to credit Wikihow?
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goformit100Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, but is it true can we Multiply or not ?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Or I mean wiki.answers
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, we can multiply.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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goformit100Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What is the special name given to this perticular theorem then ?
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EyadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
~Wiki answers . @ParthKohli ,Happy ?
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goformit100Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok then what can it be call then ?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It's just... I don't know lol
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
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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