Doubt about motion

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Is Motion a scalar or vector or neither?
 

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Motion is not something even quantifiable. You can say a system has a higher velocity, or more momentum or more kinetic energy, but not more motion.
 
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excuse me, what do you mean by quantifiable?
 
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One definition of motion I have seen is a time-dependent map from phase space to phase space. Which is quite a bit more complex than scalar vs vector.
 
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'quantifiable' = capable of having a number, or quantity, assigned to it.
 

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