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Pressure, scalar or vector?

  1. Sep 9, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    how come pressure have directions, and yet is a scalar quantity?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 9, 2011 #2
    Because it acts in ALL direction simultaneously, no SPECIFIC direction.
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