6_Cross - Cross Product The cross product of two vectors a...

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Cross ProductThe cross product of two vectorsaandb,a×b, is defined tobe the vector orthogonal (perpendicular) to bothaandb.Thedirection of the vector is determined by the right hand rule.Note:a×bis a vector!We also definea×b=absinθ,0θπFor what angle isa×ba maximum?For what angle isa×ba minimum?a×b=0Also.ra×rb=-rb×ra( 29.The two vectors have the same
length but go in opposite directions.i×j=v×v=k×j=
Recalldetabc d=ad-bc.To find the cross product of two vectors

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Term
Spring
Professor
DONTREMEMBER
Tags
Geometry, Vectors, Dot Product, Right hand rule, right hand rule

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