In my class notes my professor defined a true vector as a vector which does not depend on origin placement. Once he defined it he went on with an example of how a vectors magnitude is conserved in two different coordinate systems.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So my question is what is the definition of a true vector? Is it just a vector whosemagnitudedoes not depend on origin placement?

he also defined "other vectors" as vectors who's magnitude does not change upon rotation and for some reason I think he referred to these as scalers, which doesn't make sense to me.

He told us that both scalars and vectors are both tensors but I still don't see the point he was trying to make.

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# What is the definition of a 'true vector'?

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