Interactive Area Between Two Vectors

This interactive demonstrates how to vectors form the shape of a parallelogram. This area of this shape is of particular interest because of its application to computer graphics, approximating the surface area of a shape, and more. To calculate the area, we can use the property of the cross product operator between to vectors: the magnitude of the cross product of two vectors is equal to area between them.

Cross Product Magnitude - Area Between Vectors

Example

Cross Product Example.