An antisymmetric operation on Differential Forms (also called the Exterior Derivative)

(1) 
which Implies
The wedge product is Associative

(6) 
and Bilinear

(7) 

(8) 
but not (in general) Commutative

(9) 
where is a form and is a form. For a 0form and 1form ,

(10) 
For a 1form and 1form ,

(11) 
The wedge product is the ``correct'' type of product to use in computing a Volume Element

(12) 
See also Differential Form, Exterior Derivative, Inner Product, Volume Element
© 19969 Eric W. Weisstein
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