Force as a Vector

Forces have both magnitude and direction and are therefore considered VectorsThe magnitude of a force qualifies how much force is being exerted on an object.

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How do you express force as a vector quantity?

The numerical value of the force depicts its magnitude, and the sign before it depicts its direction.

Is force a vector?

Yes

What is a force vector diagram?

It is a free-body diagram depicting the magnitude and direction of forces acting on an object.

How do you represent force in vector form?

They can be drawn on a graph. Its magnitude is represented by the length of an arrow and its direction is represented by the direction of the arrow.

What is the force of a vector?

A force vector is a representation of a force that has both magnitude and direction. However, vectors do not have forces.

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