Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-11823-072-5

Chapter 3 - Vectors - Questions - Page 56: 13b


equation is incorrect or meaningless

Work Step by Step

İn order equation like $\overrightarrow {x}\times \overrightarrow {y}$ or $\overrightarrow {x}\cdot \overrightarrow {y}$ to be correct or meaningfull both left and right side of equation must be vectorial So lets look at left and right sides: $\overrightarrow {A}\times \left( \overrightarrow {B}\cdot \overrightarrow {C}\right) $ right side is vectorial but left side is scalar product so this equation is incorrect or meaningless
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