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Chapter 1: Vectors, Lines and Planes

Section 1.3: Dot Product

Example 1.3.1

If A=3 i+7 j and B=4 i+5 j,


Obtain A·B 


Obtain θ, the angle between A and B


Verify that A2=A·A 


Obtain the scalar projection of B on A


Obtain the vector projection of B on A


Obtain the component of B orthogonal to A

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