I understand that dot product of vectors means projecting one vector on to the other. But I don't understand what is the physical significance of a cross product? I have read that cross product gives the area of the parallelogram which has each of the vectors as its sides....but why do we want to find the(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); areaof the parallelogram?

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# What does cross product of vectors actually mean?

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