General Science Motion Flash Card Set 97829

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Velocity and displacement are vector quantities which means each is fully described by both a magnitude and a direction. In contrast, scalar quantities are quantities that are fully described by a magnitude only. A variable indicating a vector quantity will often be shown with an arrow symbol: \(\vec{v}\)

magnitude, direction

Velocity and displacement are vector quantities which means each is fully described by both a __________ and a __________.