Hey guys, I need help proving the following two dot product properties using 3 space vectors.

1) s (a . b ) = sa . b = a . sb, s being a scalar, a and b being vectors

2) That it is distributive, i.e. a . (b . c) = a . b + a . c

Thanks!!

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- Jul 29th 2008, 02:40 PMTheJacksonaterdot product property proof help
Hey guys, I need help proving the following two dot product properties using 3 space vectors.

1) s (a . b ) = sa . b = a . sb, s being a scalar, a and b being vectors

2) That it is distributive, i.e. a . (b . c) = a . b + a . c

Thanks!! - Jul 29th 2008, 03:39 PMJhevon
- Jul 30th 2008, 06:19 PMTheJacksonater