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perpendicular direction and area of the parallelogram.
Secret sauce: the cross product Definition
The cross product of two vectors i s th e v e c to r Definition
The cross product of two vectors i s th e v e c to r Note: unlike the dot product, this is a vector! Computing with a determinant
This is a slight abuse of notation, but we have Computing with a determinant
This is a slight abuse of notation, but we have Read about this in a textbook or the internet. Let's review it! Computing with a determinant Computing with a determinant Example Example Example Brain squeeze
Compute these cross products and draw the resulting vectors:...
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 Winter '07
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 Calculus, Geometry, Parallelograms, Vectors

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