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Define area vector in simpler terms

Area VectorArea vector is a vector whose magnitude is equal to the area and is directed normal to the surface.

Area as such is a scalar. So, Area vector is defined as above for use in calculations and defining some other terms like torque on a current carrying loop in a magnetic field etc.

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