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    Why is current considered to be a scalar quantity although it has both direction and magnitude?
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    It's not useful, current doesn't obey vector mathematics.

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    the reason for that is because it's about the net crossing of charge from one side of an imaginary surface to the other side
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    It's not useful, current doesn't obey vector mathematics.

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    the reason for that is because it's about the net crossing of charge from one side of an imaginary surface to the other side
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