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MultiVariable Calculus: Cross Product Expressions 
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Sep711, 10:26 PM

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I would like to check my answers...
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Given nonzero vectors u, v, and w, use dot product and cross product notation to describe the following.
2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution



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Sep711, 10:47 PM

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Check 3. What's the length of uv?



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Sep711, 11:19 PM

PF Gold
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Hmm.. I think I see my mistake. It should be [tex]\frac{\vec{u}}{\vec{u}}\vec{v}[/tex]. 


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Sep711, 11:27 PM

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MultiVariable Calculus: Cross Product Expressions



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Sep711, 11:51 PM

PF Gold
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[itex]\frac{\vec{v}}{\vec{v}}[/itex] is a unit vector in the direction of [itex]\vec{v}[/itex]. I need to multiply the unit vector by [itex]\vec{u}[/itex].
So, [itex]\vec{u}\frac{\vec{v}}{\vec{v}}[/itex]. 


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Sep811, 12:52 AM

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looks good



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