Math question.

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by deusexaethera, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

    Jan 27, 2005
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    Strangely enough, my math major friends all had no idea about this one.

    A scalar is a quantity without a specific direction.
    A vector is a quantity with a specific direction.
    What is a direction without a quantity called?

    In other words, let's say I have a number, and I care whether it's positive or negative, but I don't care how big the number is. What the hell is that called? I'm driving myself nuts with this.

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