The size of something.

The magnitude of a

• the magnitude of 6 is 6

• the magnitude of −6 is also 6

The magnitude of a

The magnitude of a

**number**(also called its absolute value) is its distance from zero, so• the magnitude of 6 is 6

• the magnitude of −6 is also 6

The magnitude of a

**vector**is its length (ignoring direction). Play with a vector below:See: Vector

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