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Revista Brasileira de Ensino de Física

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Abstract

NELSON, Osman Rosso  and  CARNEIRO FILHO, Ranilson. The fragmented and tortuous process of construction of concepts of vector and scalar. Rev. Bras. Ensino Fís. [online]. 2012, vol.34, n.1, pp. 1-3. ISSN 1806-1117.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1806-11172012000100018.

This paper is an attempt to draw attention to the inappropriate way of constructing the concepts of vector and scalar presented in most books on physics at the university level.

Keywords : vector space; vector; scalar.

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