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 June 3rd, 2012, 09:23 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Jun 2012 Posts: 3 Thanks: 0 vector product of a vector and a scalar? Hello is it possible to do a vector product like below, if $b$ is a scalar? $\vec{a} \times b$ Is this same as a scalar product like the one below? $\vec{a} \cdot b$
 June 3rd, 2012, 01:20 PM #2 Global Moderator   Joined: May 2007 Posts: 6,728 Thanks: 689 Re: vector product of a vector and a scalar? If b is a scalar, neither cross product or dot product applies. All you can do is multiply each coordinate of the vector by b.

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