What is sign convention

What is sign convention


3 Answers

anurag hundal
21 Points
10 years ago

Sign convention means some predefined rules which must be followed!

For example, charge on an electron is taken as negative whereas on a proton it it positive!

This is sign convention!

Bevkoof Singh
43 Points
10 years ago


signs which are used to measure a quantity

and whicch are internationaly accepted

Sukrit Shukla
31 Points
10 years ago

Sign convention is done acc. to location on X-Y plane. For right hand side (+X) and upward (+Y) positive sign is given while for LHS (-X) and downward (-Y) negative sign is given. 

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