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The magnitude of the cross product can
be interpreted as the positive
area
of the
parallelogram
having
a
and
b
as sides
Cross product
50
a
×
b
=det
ij
k
a
a
2
a
b
1
b
2
b
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.
 Fall '08
 Wei

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