Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 11 - Exercises and Problems - Page 208: 38

Answer

The answer is below.

Work Step by Step

We know that the cross product of two vectors is a vector perpendicular to both. Thus, A cross B is perpendicular to A and B. Now, consider taking the dot product of A and A cross B. The dot product measures how parallel two vectors are. Since A cross B is perpendicular to A, this means that when we take the dot product of A and the result of the cross product, we will get 0.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.