Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11

# Can You Add Two Vectors Representing Physical Quantities Having Different Dimensions? Can You Multiply Two Vectors Representing Physical Quantities Having Different Dimensions? - Physics

Can you add two vectors representing physical quantities having different dimensions? Can you multiply two vectors representing physical quantities having different dimensions?

#### Solution

No, we cannot add two vectors representing physical quantities of different dimensions. However, we can multiply two vectors representing physical quantities with different dimensions.
Example: Torque,

$\vec{\tau} = \vec{r} \times \vec{F}$
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HC Verma Class 11, Class 12 Concepts of Physics Vol. 1
Chapter 2 Physics and Mathematics
Short Answers | Q 7 | Page 28
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