### Some articles on *product, vector product, vector*:

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... The cross

... The cross

**product**is also called the**vector product**or Gibbs'**vector product**... The name Gibbs'**vector product**is after Josiah Willard Gibbs, who around 1881 introduced both the dot**product**and the cross**product**, using a dot (a · b) and a cross (a × b) to denote them ... To emphasize the fact that the result of a dot**product**is a scalar, while the result of a cross**product**is a**vector**, Gibbs also introduced the alternative names scalar**product**and**vector product**for ...### Famous quotes containing the word product:

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