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Hello, everyone. Tom from everystepcalculus.com and everystepphysics.com. This is an everystepcalculus.com problem. And with my programs. Question on vectors. Let’s get started. Index 8 to get to my menu. Choose A and B vectors. This is a Calculus 3 problem. This student wanted to know how to find the magnitude of A times B. He could get the cross product but he do the magnitude of it. So, let me know you how to do that. You have to enter Alpha before you enter anything into these entry lines, here. So, Alpha minus 2. Alpha one. Alpha one. For the B Vector. Alpha 2, Alpha 1. Alpha 1. So we check see if that’s the vectors that you want. I say it’s okay. A times B is the cross product so we’re going to go to here, A times B. Matrix Multiplication. Write this on your paper, exactly as you see it. There’s the Cartesian System. Notating a vector. Right here. And here’s the answer for the cross product. Zero, four, four. So, we have one vector now which is 0 for X, 4 for Y, and minus four for Z. So now we’re going to go down and we’re gonna find new AB vectors. As we need to put a new vector in for A. So the answer was Alpha zero, Alpha four. That’s for the cross product. Alpha minus four. And we can just quickly go through these because there is no vector for B of A. So now we’re going to go up here and find magnitude of, magnitude of A, number 2. Choose that. This is the way you notate it, it’s got these two lines on the side. It’s called the magnitude of A. Do these calculations. Notice the square root of x square, y squared, z squared and we come up with 5.66 units. Pretty neat, huh? everystepcalculus.com. Have a good one.

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