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Homework Help: Vector quantity

  1. Jun 15, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Which of the following is not a vector quantity?
    a) The net force.
    b) The work done by an individual force.
    c) The torque done by an individual force.
    d) The momentum of an object.
    e) The centripetal acceleration.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    i believe the work is not a a vector, but thought it could be centripetal acceleration.
     
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  3. Jun 15, 2010 #2

    rock.freak667

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    accelerations are vectors so centripetal acceleration would be as well.

    You are correct. Work is not a vector quantity.
     
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