What does scalar multiplication mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term scalar multiplication:


Wiktionary

  1. scalar multiplication(Noun)

    Multiplication of a vector by a scalar (which belongs to the vector space's field of scalars).

Freebase

  1. Scalar multiplication

    In mathematics, scalar multiplication is one of the basic operations defining a vector space in linear algebra. In an intuitive geometrical context, scalar multiplication of a real Euclidean vector by a positive real number multiplies the magnitude of the vector without changing its direction. The term "scalar" itself derives from this usage: a scalar is that which scales vectors. Scalar multiplication is the multiplication of a vector by a scalar, and must be distinguished from inner product of two vectors.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scalar multiplication in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scalar multiplication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3



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