IMAT 2012 Q75 [Vectors and Scalars]

Which one of the following is NOT a vector?

A. velocity
B. weight
C. electric charge
D. electric field
E. acceleration

We know that the difference between Scalars and Vectors would be that they both have magnitudes- but Vector quantities also have Direction.

So the correct values must have both magnitude (size) and direction. The best example of this would be Velocity. We know that velocity changes if direction changes, making it a Vector Quantity.

The obvious answer here would be C, electric charge, as it is simply a value with no indicative or reliant direction. It is a Scalar Quantity.

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