Motion in a Plane – Solutions
1) State, for each of the following physical quantities, if it is a scalar or a vector: volume, mass, speed, acceleration, density, number of moles, velocity, angular frequency, displacement, angular velocity.
Scalars: volume, mass, speed, density, number of moles, angular frequency.
Vectors: Acceleration, velocity, displacement, angular velocity.
2) Pick out the two scalar quantities in the following list:
Force, angular momentum, work, current, linear momentum, electric field, average velocity, magnetic moment, relative velocity.
Work and current are the two scalar quantities from the given list.