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Find two unit vectors perpendicular to c= [5, 6, 2] and d = [3, 3, 8]



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Xavier
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C X D would be perpendicular to C and D. Normalize it. Also  (C X D)

burhan101
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do i just pick two numbers to represent b1 and b2 and solve for b3 ?

Xavier
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I mean the cross product of the two vectors

burhan101
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dw:1362357966258:dw

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dw:1362358021042:dw

Xavier
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Do you know about the cross product?

burhan101
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yes i do

Xavier
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Then why are you not using that?

burhan101
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because the only way i was thought was that way but im not too sure of it

Xavier
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The vector C X D is always perpendicular to C and D.

burhan101
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so i just find C x D ?

burhan101
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but that would be only finding one vector how would i find the other ?

Xavier
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C X D = D X C