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Cross product, determinant

  1. Sep 29, 2014 #1
    Is this just a coincidence that cross product can be found from determinant of 3*3 matrix?

    what is the differences between wedge product and cross product?

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  3. Sep 30, 2014 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    It is another way of writing the definition.

    Basically the wedge product is a generalization of the cross-product to any vector space.
  4. Oct 1, 2014 #3


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    For one, the wedge product is defined on forms, and the cross-product is defined on vectors.
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