Scalars and Vectors

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Scalars and Vectors

Post by Administrator » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:16 am

Scalars

Scalar simply means that only the magnitude is required

Oxford Dictionary
The great size or extent of something.
scalar field means a collection of these values

Vectors

Vector simply means that both magnitude and direction are required

vector field means a collection of these values

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