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IB Mathematics HL – Vectors, Dot Product, scalar product

If

How can we find the dot product ?

Thanks

If

How can we find the dot product ?

Thanks

- elizabeth
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IB Mathematics HL – Vectors, Dot Product, scalar product, inner product

The dot (scalar) product of two vectors is defined as following

, where \theta is the angle between the two vectors.

another expression of dot product is

where

The result of the dot product is a scalar

Thus

Hope these help!

The dot (scalar) product of two vectors is defined as following

, where \theta is the angle between the two vectors.

another expression of dot product is

where

The result of the dot product is a scalar

Thus

Hope these help!

- miranda
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Thanks miranda!!

- elizabeth
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