Finding The Cross Product of Two Vectors


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What is the difference between a vector and a scalar?

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1. When you complete a cross product between two vectors, what is the nature of the result you get?

2. If you calculate the cross products AxB and BxA, how will the results compare?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will mainly ask you questions related to definitions. There are also some math problems where you will need to find various properties of a given cross product.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will require you to understand the following ideas and definitions:

  • Vectors
  • Cross products
  • Calculating cross products
  • Directions of cross products

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cross product lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of cross products
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about vectors in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve cross product practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cross products and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Make sure to also head over to our fun lesson. The corresponding lesson Finding The Cross Product of Two Vectors will help you further understand the following topics:

  • Define vectors and scalars
  • Explore dot products
  • Characterize cross products
  • Illustrate the equation for cross products
  • Finding the direction of cross products