CrossProduct

As of version 9.0, vector analysis functionality is built into Mathematica


gives the cross product of the two 3-vectors , in the default coordinate system.


gives the cross product of and in the coordinate system coordsys.

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  • To use , you first need to load the Vector Analysis Package using Needs["VectorAnalysis`"].
  • is computed by converting and to Cartesian coordinates, forming the cross product, and then converting back from Cartesian coordinates.

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Find the cross product of a pair of vectors:

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Verify an identity involving the cross product and the dot product of vectors:

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