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Right hand rule

  1. Mar 14, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    If C = A × B, A points up, and B points south, which direction is C?
    Select one:
    a. west
    b. up
    c. north
    d. down
    e. east

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    i used the right hand rule and got east as the solution could i have a little verification with this answer?
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  3. Mar 14, 2014 #2


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    I agree with East :smile:
  4. Mar 14, 2014 #3


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    Sounds ok.
  5. Mar 14, 2014 #4
    My thumb is pointing east.
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