Cross products | Essence of linear algebra, Chapter 10

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This covers the main geometric intuition behind the 2d and 3d cross products.

*Note, in all the computations here, I list the coordinates of the vectors as columns of a matrix, but many textbooks put them in the rows of a matrix instead. It makes no difference for the result, since the determinant is unchanged after a transpose, but given how I’ve framed most of this series I think it is more intuitive to go with a column-centric approach.

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