(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the area of the parallelogram defined by the vectors

v = {1 1 3 1}

w = {-2 -1 2 2}

2. Relevant equations

Area = v dot w * sin(theta)

theta = cos^-1(v dot w / |v|*|w|)

3. The attempt at a solution

Solved

General Solution:

Area of a parallelogram for non-R^3 vectors = v dot w * sin(cos^-1(v dot w / (|v|*|w|)))

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# Homework Help: Linear Algebra Help, Area of a Parallelogram using vectors

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