Category:Definitions/Vectors

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A vector quantity is a is a real-world concept that needs for its model a mathematical object with more than one component to specify it.

Formally, a vector quantity is an element of a vector space, often the real vector space $\R^n$.

The usual intellectual frame of reference is to interpret a vector quantity as having:

A magnitude
A direction.