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Vector Proofs : Cross Products and Dot Products

15. (a) Use a counterexample to show that (A x B) x C is not necesarilly equal to A x (B x C)
(b) Prove that A x (B x C) = (A.C)B ? (A. B)C. Can von give a geometric interpretation of this equation?


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