ES-60 Vectors - Cross Product
The cross product of two vectors is defined as

    

where is a unit vector (magnitude 1) perpendicular to the plane defined by and following the right hand rule.

    

    

where

    

and

    


Let us for example find ...

    

    

    

    

    


This is shown graphically here...

If the vector product of P with the sum of two vectors is taken, the operation is commutative,

    

where

    


This is shown graphically here...

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