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For each of the following, state whether the quantity is a scalar or a vector and give a brief explanation why: height, temperature, weight, mass, area, volume, distance, displacement, speed, force, and velocity.

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in the given problem, we need to state whether a given quantity is a scalar or vector. Now the first quantity is hyped. Now this quantity is a scalar quantity, that is because it is the distance from one end to the other end and no direction is given since it has no direction and it only has the magnitude, the height is a scalar quantity. Next we have a temperature. Now the temperature also only has magnitude. This does not have any direction, and thus this will also be a scalar quantity. Next we'll wait. Now the weight of an object is the force exerted by the Earth's gravitation on a certain mask, since it is a force, it has a direction and that this will be a vector quantity mm. Next we have MAs no MAs also only has a magnitude. There is no direction given and thus it will be a scalar quantity. Syria also does not have any direction. It is the amount of space which is present within a two dimensional object does not have a direction and an area is a scalar quantity, volume will also be a scalar quantity for similar reasons, it is the amount of space which is contained within a three dimensional object. There's no direction. And does it will not be a victor. It will be a scalar quantity. Next we have distance, distance is a scalar quantity. It only has a magnitude. The distance as a magnitude between two points. Whatever the distances, we only have a number, it does not have a direction. Those distance will be scaling. Next we have displacement. Now displacement is a vector quantity. It has a magnitude which is equal to the scalar distance, but the displacement gives the direction from one point to another and the displacement as a direction and is thus a vector quantity. Next we have speed. This is a scalar quantity. No direction is given, it is just the rate of change of distance with respect to time. Distance is a scalar and speed is also a scaling. Next we have force force always gives a direction along with its magnitude. It is a push or a pull in a certain direction, so it is a vector quantity. Next we have velocity. Now the velocity is the rate of change of displacement with respect to time, and the displacement is a vector quantity, so velocity is also a vector quantity.

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