cross product property


Definition of Cross Product Property

  • Cross Product Property states that in a proportion, product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
  • In the proportion , b and c are the means and a and d are the extremes.
  • So, as per the cross product, ad = bc.

Examples of Cross Product Property

  • If , then, according to the cross product property, 5 × 36 = 12 × 15.

Solved Example on Cross Product Property

Solve  using cross product property.
Choices:
A. 33
B. 3
C. 11
D. 1
Correct Answer: D
Solution:
Step 1: As per the cross product property, implies 3 × 11 = n × 33.
Step 2: So, n = 1.

Related Terms for Cross Product Property

  • Means
  • Extremes