Griffiths (4th Edition), Chapter 01, Problem 1.5 Solution

Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th Edition

Chapter 1. Vector Analysis

Section 1. 1. Vector Algebra

1.1.3 Triple Products

Problem 1.5 BAC-CAB rule

The problem asks you to
  • prove the BAC-CAB rule by writing out both sides in component form.
You should know about
  • the BAC-CAB rule, which is \vec{A} \times ( \vec{B} \times \vec{C} ) = \vec{B}( \vec{A} \cdot \vec{C} ) - \vec{C}( \vec{A} \cdot \vec{B})

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