# Definition:Scalar Product

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**Scalar Product** may refer to:

- Scalar Multiplication: the operation of multiplying a vector $\mathbf a$ by a scalar $\lambda$ to form a new vector $\lambda \mathbf a$.

- Dot Product: the operation $\mathbf a \cdot \mathbf b$ whereby two vector quantities $\mathbf a$ and $\mathbf b$ of the same dimension are combined to form a scalar.