# Pseudo-scalar product

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

*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.

#### Comments

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

**How to Cite This Entry:**

Pseudo-scalar product. A.B. Ivanov (originator),

*Encyclopedia of Mathematics.*URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Pseudo-scalar_product&oldid=11284

This text originally appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098