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1. Vectors and scalars
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What is a vector?
What is a scalar?
The negative of a vector
The zero vector
After reading this section, you will:
Be able to identify and distinguish vector and scalar quantities
Understand that a vector has magnitude and direction (the zero vector being an exceptional case)
Be able to identify equal vectors from a diagram
Know how to find the negative of a vector
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