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#1 2022-05-10 04:15:30

lanxiyu
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Quaternions

Definition of quaternions multiplication: i^2 = j^2 = k^2 = ijk = -1
Quaternions multiplication is not commutative

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#2 2022-05-10 23:16:49

Bob
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Re: Quaternions

hi lanxiyu

Welcome to the forum.

Is this an exercise where we should prove this or are you asking for help with it as a problem you have been set.

Either way I had better start trying to construct a proof.  Hopefully, more when (if) I succeed.

LATER EDIT. From your top line I can show at least one product is not commutative.

Bob


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