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3 ) SCALAR AND VECTOR QUANTITIES

PHYSICAL QUANTITIES CAN BE CLASSIFIED INTO SCALAR QUANTITIES AND VECTOR QUANTITIES.

yQuantities that have magnitude only yExample : Distance . mass . speed .SCALAR QUANTITIES.

y Example : Displacement. weight . velocity .VECTOR QUANTITIES y Quantities that have both magnitude and direction.

3 1. Which of the following quantities is a scalar quantity ? A ) Velocity B ) Displacement C ) Speed D ) Force .EXERCISE 1.

speed . velocity . Which of the following shows a group of vector quantities ? A ) Acceleration. displacement. temperature. length B ) Acceleration. momentum D ) Acceleration. area.2. volume C ) Acceleration.

1 CM VERNIER CALLIPERS 0.01 CM MICROMETER SCREW GAUGE 0.001 CM .4 ) MEASUREMENT MEASURING LENGTH INSTRUMENT METRE RULE LENGTH TO BE MEASURED TO MEASURE LENGTH WITHIN 1 METRE TO MEASURE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL DIAMETERS OF OBJECT TO MEASURE VERY SMALL DIAMETERS OR THICKNESSES ACCURACY 0.1.

measure the internal and external diameter of an objects given : OBJECTS DIAMETER THE INTERNAL DIAMETER OF BEAKER THE EXTERNAL DIAMETER OF TEST TUBE .ACTIVITY : y By using the vernier callipers.