Topic: Kinematics and Equations Subtopic: Scalars and Vectors

# Why vectors cannot be described by only magnitude?

Answer: Vectors are the quantities which are described by magnitude and direction both. If we take only magnitude then a vector will be incomplete and won't give full information. For example 10 N force acting towards East.

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