# Maths - Multidimensional Algebra and Fields

The geometry of fields is discussed on this page here we discuss how to represent fields using multidimensional algebra types.

## Vector Field

A vector field has a vector value for every point in a space: how this plot was produced.

For instance, if we have a very large mass at the origin, then we can plot the gravitational field, as in the diagram above. Its difficult to find a suitable way to show this, especially in 3 dimensions, an alternative might be to plot lines of constant field force.

## Scalar Field

The above situation can be shown as a scalar field. That on the following diagram the height (y-dimension) shows the scalar value.

We can always get a scalar field from a vector field by using the divergence as shown on this page. how this plot was produced.

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