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Right hand rule

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Homework Statement


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


Homework Equations





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?
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
berkeman
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Homework Statement


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


Homework Equations





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?
I agree with East :smile:
 
  • #3
Dick
Science Advisor
Homework Helper
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Homework Statement


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


Homework Equations





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?
Sounds ok.
 
  • #4
907
88
My thumb is pointing east.
 

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