What is the cross product of #<8, 4 ,-2 ># and #<-1, -1, 6 >#?

1 Answer
Jul 4, 2016

Answer:

The cross product of vectors <a, b, c> and <x, y, z> is given by <(bz-cy), (cx-az), (ay-bx)>. In this case the cross product is <22, -45, -12>.

Explanation:

<8, 4, −2> X <−1, −1, 6> = <(46-(-2-1)), ((-2-1)-86), ((8-1)-(4-1))>
= <(24-2), (3-48), -8-(-4)> = <22, -45, -12>