I just want to shout out to the wonderful tweeps who responded to my question:

I’ve collated and linked their responses in a google doc. Thank you all. The responses came from HS teachers, College professors, industry professionals, and a former student. There was so much gold in these responses that I promised to talk more about the AMAZING uses of how dot products are used next class. I haven’t even touched on how Machine Learning uses dot products!

Also my investigations led me (back to) MarioKart because a website claimed that the boost pads used dot product to calculate the boost amount.

I’ll leave you a gif from GameCube’s MarioKart Double Dash and you can decide for yourself:

March 30, 2017

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