More Lessons for Calculus
A series of free Multivariable Calculus Video Lessons learn how to find the cross product and use it to calculate the magnitude of a torque vector.
The Cross Product
This video gives the formula for the cross product of two vectors, discusses geometrically what the cross product is, and does an example of finding the cross product.
Torque - An application of the cross product
When you tighten a bolt on the tire of your car, you are using torque! An application of the cross product involving torque is shown. This video shows how to calculate the magnitude of the torque vector.
Cross product 1
Introduction to the cross product
Cross Product 2
A little more intuition on the cross product.
Dot vs. Cross Product
Understanding the differences between the dot and cross products
Rotate to landscape screen format on a mobile phone or small tablet to use the Mathway widget, a free math problem solver that answers your questions with step-by-step explanations.
You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.
We welcome your feedback, comments and questions about this site or page. Please submit your feedback or enquiries via our Feedback page.