Posted by Putnam on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 2:20pm.
Verify using an example that Vector a • (Vector b • Vector c) = (Vector a • Vector b) • Vector c is not true. Explain your reasoning both numerically and by using the definition of the dot product. I am very confused as to what this means?! Thanks for the assistance.

Dot Product  billy, Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 4:13pm
It wants you to substitute values (can be anything as far as I know) for each vector into that equation, then explain based on what you know of the definition of a dot product its properties.
For example:
<2,3> dot (<1,4> dot <3,3> = (<2,3> dot <1,4>) dot <3,3>
Work that out, and the two sides should be different answers. Then explain why that is...I'm guessing due to that multiplication property or something along those lines...

Dot Product  Sick Sick, Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 4:19pm
Awesome! Thanks, billy!
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