Triple Vector Product Identity

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Diagram for the triple vector product.

# Source Code

\tikz[scale=.6]{
\node[vertex](node)at(.5,2){};
\draw[](0,0)node[vector]{$\bf u$}to[out=90,in=-135](node);
\draw[](1,0)node[vector]{$\bf v$}to[out=90,in=-45](node);
\draw[](2,0)node[vector]{$\bf w$}to(2,2);\draw(2,2)to[out=90,in=90,looseness=1.5](node);
}
=\tikz[scale=.6]{
\node[vertex](node)at(1.5,2){};
\draw[](0,0)node[vector]{$\bf u$}to(0,2);\draw(0,2)to[out=90,in=90,looseness=1.5](node);
\draw[](1,0)node[vector]{$\bf v$}to[out=90,in=-135](node);
\draw[](2,0)node[vector]{$\bf w$}to[out=90,in=-45](node);
}
=\tikz[scale=.6]{
\node[vertex](node)at(1,2.5){};
\draw[](0,0)node[vector]{$\bf u$}to[out=90,in=-90](1.5,1.75);\draw(1.5,1.75)to[out=90,in=-45](node);
\draw[](1,0)node[vector]{$\bf v$}to[out=90,in=-90](2.5,2)to(2.5,2)to[out=90,in=90,looseness=2](node);
\draw(2,0)node[vector]{$\bf w$}to[out=90,in=-90](.5,1.75);\draw[](.5,1.75)to[out=90,in=-135](node);
}
=\tikz[scale=.7]{
\node[vertex](node)at(1,2){};
\draw[](0,0)node[vector]{$\bf u$}to[out=90,in=-135](node);
\draw[](1,0)node[vector]{$\bf v$}to[out=90,in=-90](node);
\draw[](2,0)node[vector]{$\bf w$}to[out=90,in=-45](node);
}

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