# Cross Product Teacher Resources

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#### Cross Products | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 8

Equate the area of a parallelogram with the magnitude. The 11th installment in a 15-video series introduces the concept of the cross product of two vectors. The presentation makes the geometric connection between the cross product, the...

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#### Gyroscopes in Motion

Physics stars will enjoy learning about the conservation of energy as you demonstrate gyroscope precession. The lecture is broken into five subtopics: cross product, rotating vectors, angular momentum, rotating rigid bodies, and torque...

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#### Applications of the Cross Product and Dot Product

In this cross product and dot product activity, students solve 2 problems including finding the magnetic field between 2 poles of a magnet and determining angles between vectors in a word problem about television watching given a scale...

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#### Linear Combinations, Span, and Basis Vectors | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 2

What does it mean for two vectors to be linearly independent? The resource presents the basics of basis vectors and linear combinations. The third video in the 15-part series provides a definition of linear independence in terms of the...

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#### Math 212: Dot Product and Cross Product

In this dot product activity, students consider vectors, find the value of an angle, and confirm the area of a given parallelogram. This two-page activity contains three problems.

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#### Alignment of a Solar Panel: Dot and Cross Products

In this dot and cross product worksheet, students identify vector points under given conditions determine vertical support and determine angles of an object. This two-page worksheet contains two problems.

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#### Review of Vectors

In this physics worksheet, students complete 50 multiple choice questions on vector addition. They calculate displacement and resultant vectors.

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#### Math 224 Spring 2004: Dot Product

In this dot product worksheet, students consider two vectors and compute the dot product and cross product of the given vectors. This two-page worksheet contains four problems.

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#### Matrices

In this algebra worksheet, 11th graders work together to solve 8 problems where they must calculate the determinant, find the cross product, and vectors.

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#### Calculus Volume 3

See calculus to the end. The eBook is the last of a three-volume series covering college-level calculus topics. Scholars begin with parametric equations and polar coordinates before moving to vectors, finally ending with multi-variable...

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#### Worksheet 8 - Vectors

In this vector worksheet, students find the area of a parallelogram spanned by vectors, they give the geometric and algebraic definitions of the dot product and describe a sequence of vectors. This one-page worksheet contains six...

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#### Worksheet 9 - Math 222 - Three-Dimensional Coordinate System

In this coordinate system worksheet, students compute the areas and lengths in polar coordinates, find unit vectors, work with the three-dimensional coordinate system, compute cross products, and compute dot product equations. This...

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#### Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 10

Find vectors that stay on their spans after a linear transformation. The 14th video in the series of 15 introduces the concept of eigenvectors, vectors that are only scaled during a linear transformation. The presentation illustrates the...

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#### Matrix Multiplication as Composition | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 4

Take a different view at matrix multiplication. Based on vector transformations, the video presents matrix multiplication as the result of the composition of multiple linear transformations. The presentation explains the numerical...

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#### Dot Products and Duality | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 7

The dot product of two matrices is a number on the number line, its transformation. The resource presents the dot product as a linear transformation from two dimensions to one dimension. The video uses the numerical and graphical...

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#### May the Magnetic Force Be with You

Class members use mathematics in order to better understand magnetic forces and their interaction on charged particles. After a demonstration of the interaction between a magnet and an electron beam using a CRT computer monitor, learners...

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#### Worksheet 25- Spring 1996

In this math worksheet, students find the values of the vectors. They also they prove that v and w are both orthogonal and find two nonparallel vectors.

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#### Multivariable Calculus: Euclidean Geometry

In this Euclidean geometry worksheet, students determine if planes are parallel or perpendicular to each other. They identify the vector position. This two-page worksheet contains definitions, examples and explanations of how to do the...

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#### Physics 240: Torque

In this torque worksheet, students review the right hand rule for torque and use this information to complete 5 torque problems.

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#### Inverse Matrices, Column Space and Null Space | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 6

Determine the geometric representation to the solution of a system of linear equations. The resource shows how scholars can represent a system of linear equations as a linear transformation. The video discusses using an inverse matrix to...

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#### Math Handbook: Calculus

If only there was a reference that listed all the formulas covered in calculus. Luckily, there is. This comprehensive 197-page handbook provides formulas and explanations for all topics in AP Calculus or in a standard college calculus...

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#### Linear Transformations and Matrices | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 3

Are all transformations of the plane linear transformations? The video provides examples of transformations of the plane and provides the definition of linear transformations. The resource begins the discussion of using matrix...

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#### Math Handbook: Trigonometry

You'll be spinning in unit circles once you read through this jumbo-sized resource of everything you need to know about trigonometry. Each page has color-coded examples with explicit directions that detail the problems and formulas.

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#### The Determinant | Essence of Linear Algebra, Chapter 5

Determine how much a linear transformation alters area. The seventh segment in a series of 15 makes the connection between the determinant and the scale factor of areas during a linear transformation. The video goes on to explain the...