## Wedge Product/Cross Product?

What's the difference between a wedge product and a cross product?
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 Blog Entries: 47 Recognitions: Gold Member Homework Help Science Advisor Although they are both antisymmetric in their arguments, the wedge product of two vectors is a bivector (a 2-index tensor); the cross product of two vectors is another [psuedo] vector.
 Recognitions: Homework Help Science Advisor Pretty much it's just down to how you view these things. x/\y is always defined for all x,y in any vector space, they just live in the space /\^2(V). It so happens that in the case when dim(V)=3, then /\^2(V) is (non-canonically) isomorphic to V, so people identify them, and call the resulting thing the cross product.

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