What is scalar product - Definition and Meaning

Scalar Product :

A Scalar product is an algebraic or geometric operation that returns a single number from two equi-length set of numbers or vectors. A Scalar product is also called as Dot product or Inner product.

Formula :

X·Y = |X| |Y| cosθ where, θ = angle between X and Y vectors |X|, |Y| = norm
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