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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 is a scalar? Is this same as a scalar product like the one below? 
June 3rd, 2012, 01:20 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: May 2007 Posts: 6,710 Thanks: 675  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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