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Re: CrossProduct in Spherical Coordinates

Unless I misunderstand the docs for Calculus`VectorAnalysis`, the 
vectors you give as arguments to CrossProduct should already be given in 
the coordinate system you specify as the optional, 3rd argument.  So I 
think what you want is:


After all:


gogoant06 at wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am really new to mathematica and I have met a damn simple problem.
> In[1]:=
> <<Calculus`VectorAnalysis`
> In[2]:=
> CrossProduct[{1,0,0},{0,1,0},Spherical]
> Out[2]=
> {0,0,0}
> Why? Isn't the result supposed to be {0,0,1}, even in spherical
> coordinates?
> best regards,
> lion

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