Pseudo-scalar product

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skew product, , of non-zero vectors and

The product of their moduli by the sine of the angle of positive (anti-clockwise) rotation from to :

If and (or) , then the pseudo-scalar product is assumed to be zero.

See Vector algebra.


The pseudo-scalar product of two vectors gives the length of the vector product of these two vectors.

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Pseudo-scalar product. A.B. Ivanov (originator), Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL:
This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098