Symbols:Vector Algebra/Cross Product

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Cross Product

$\times$


$\mathbf x \times \mathbf y$ means the cross product of $\mathbf x$ and $\mathbf y$, a binary operation on two vectors of a $3$-dimensional vector space which produces another such vector.


The $\LaTeX$ code for \(\mathbf x \times \mathbf y\) is \mathbf x \times \mathbf y .


Deprecated Symbols

Cross Product

$\wedge$

Some authors use $\mathbf A \wedge \mathbf B$ to mean $\mathbf A \times \mathbf B$, that is, the vector cross product.


The $\LaTeX$ code for \(\wedge\) is \wedge .


Also see

See:

Symbols:Cartesian Product
Symbols:Multiplication (Arithmetic)

for other uses of this symbol.