Magnitude of acceleration

1. Jan 20, 2005

blk5oh

what is it?

2. Jan 20, 2005

Physics_wiz

I'm guessing it's a number without a direction. For example, the magnitude of the Earth's acceleration due to gravity would be approximately 9.81 m/s^2.

3. Jan 20, 2005

futb0l

Yeah, it's just acceleration but without a direction. So it no longer is a vector.