is it true that a scalar depnds only upon the initial and final value of the quantity; this is not the case for vector quantity?

is it true that a scalar depnds only upon the initial and final value of the quantity; this is not the case for vector quantity?

is it true that a scalar depnds only upon the initial and final value of the quantity; this is not the case for vector quantity?

Originally Posted by

**ebaines**
Yes - a scalar has magnitude but no direction.

thank you

if a person makes a round-trip journey, finishing where she started. The displacement for the trip is zero and the distance is some nonzeo value?

is it true that two terms can be added only when they have the same dimension or unit?

is it true that two terms can be added only when they have the same dimension or unit?