The Dot Product - scalar. It would be nice if the product...

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The Dot Product The dot product is a kind of scalar product. This means that it is an operation that takes two vectors, "multiplies" them together, and produces a scalar. We don't, however, want the dot product of two vectors to produce just any
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Unformatted text preview: scalar. It would be nice if the product could provide meaningful information about vectors in terms of scalars. One easy example of this is the length, or magnitude, of a vector v , usually denoted by | v| ....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

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