Calculus (3rd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464125260
ISBN 13: 978-1-46412-526-3

Chapter 13 - Vector Geometry - 13.2 Vectors in Three Dimensions - Exercises - Page 658: 4


The coordinate systems (A) and (C) satisfy the right-hand rule.

Work Step by Step

Using our right hand, if we curl our fingers from the positive $x$ axis to the positive $y$ axis, then the thumb points in the positive $z$ axis direction in figures (a) and (c), but not in figure (b).
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