Vector right hand rule

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If I knkw what I x j is, j xi, etc, is there any reason to remember it if dealing solely with 3 dimensions?
 

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Fredrik
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It's certainly useful to be able to look at two vectors u and v, and immediately know the direction of their cross product.
 

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