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Suppose vector a is 3 units long, the magnitude of vector b is 1 units and cos (θ) = -0.3, where θ is the angle between the two vectors when they are placed tail-to-tail. What does the inner product of vector a and vector b equal?

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    a.b = |a|*|b|*cosθ
    = 3 * 1 * (-.3) = -.9

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